Enrollment Management Consulting

Find the strategies, data, and planning needed to reach your goals for student recruitment, campus marketing, and awarding

Is your campus reaching its enrollment potential? Are you using your recruitment and financial aid resources as efficiently as possible? Are you enrolling the classes you really want?

Ruffalo Noel Levitz has helped campuses of every size, type, and mission reach their enrollment goals and award financial aid more strategically. Our recruitment and financial aid consultants can help you:

  • Increase enrollment;
  • Shape classes by desired student characteristics;
  • Increase revenue and control your discount rate;
  • Expand your enrollment reach in current and new markets;
  • Develop marketing and communications strategies that produce enrollment results.

Contact us about an enrollment management analysisFind out about an on-campus enrollment analysis

One of our experienced consultants can come to your campus for a one-day, on-campus assessment. The visit can focus on any areas you wish, and your consultant will examine your current recruitment and financial challenges, offer recommendations for immediate action, and suggest strategies for next steps. Please contact us by email or call 800.876.1117.

Receive experienced consultation on any recruitment or financial aid topic

When you work with Ruffalo Noel Levitz, you draw on a deep pool of collective expertise and a wide array of technological resources to help you take an efficient, data-driven approach to your enrollment goals. Campuses have turned to us for a wide range of enrollment and financial aid projects, including:

  • Long-range, strategic enrollment planning
  • Creating data-driven recruitment plans
  • Strengthening the admissions funnel
  • Increasing enrollment by ethnicity, academic ability, geography, transfer students, and other special populations
  • Increasing yield rates
  • Financial aid leveraging
  • Integrating recruitment planning with retention planning
  • Student list purchasing strategies
  • Inquiry qualification
  • Tuition pricing strategies
  • Increasing net revenue
  • Lowering discount rates
  • Competition analysis
  • Market research on prospective students
  • Campus positioning and branding
  • Analyzing academic program demand
  • Print communication strategies
  • Web strategy and development
  • Email and social media communication strategies

Meet our consultants

Our recruitment and financial aid consultants have extensive experience as campus professionals on campus and as consultants. They have served campuses of every size, mission, and type, including:

  • Four-year public colleges and universities
  • Four-year private colleges and universities
  • Community, junior, and technical colleges

In addition, we have a large pool of campus associate consultants, active campus professionals who also offer extensive experience in recruitment and financial aid. Learn more about our roster of consultants.

Case studies and campus comments

“On campus, people trust [Ruffalo Noel Levitz] and believe in them—this is huge because faculty and administration can be a tough crowd, but [Ruffalo Noel Levitz] brought everyone together through a great experience.”
Nancy Prendergast, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs
Oakton Community College (read the case study)
"As a result of the continuing growth we’ve experienced, we were able to increase the faculty budget. In a time when many other schools are cutting budgets, it was great to be able to help out our faculty financially."
Daniel Solms, Director of Admissions
Indiana Wesleyan University (read the case study)

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