Enrollment Management

White papers, trend reports, and other resources from Ruffalo Noel Levitz

Recruitment Benchmark Poll Reports for Higher Education

2018 Cost of Recruiting an Undergraduate StudentCurrent: 2018 Cost of Recruiting an Undergraduate Student Report

The Ruffalo Noel Levitz Higher Education Benchmark Report Series regularly surveys institutions about their current enrollment practices, data on prospective and current students, and other key areas.

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E-Expectations Report Series

2017 E-Expectations ReportCurrent: 2017 E-Expectations Trend Report—Discover the Keys to Greater Engagement With Both High School Students and Parents

This annual report series looks at the behavior and expectations of high school students as they research prospective colleges. The series also examines the parents of high school students and international students.

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White paper: Why It's Time to Throw Away Your Communication Plan

Why It's Time to Throw Away Your Communication PlanLearn how enrollment marketing is transforming from an institution-directed flow to a student-directed engagement experience. This paper discusses how changes in student behavior, technology, and communications require institutions to adapt to a new student recruitment paradigm.


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2017 Perceptions Report

2017 Perceptions ReportPerceptions and Communication Preferences of High School Students

Download this report to understand prospective students’ college search behaviors and expectations, and how to tailor outreach communications based on students’ backgrounds, ethnicities, and locations.

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Papers and reports on student retention, success, and completion

See our related page of research and white papers for college student retention.

All available papers and reports on student recruitment and financial aid

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