With families strapped for money and financial aid harder to come by, pricey private colleges were expecting a lot fewer undergraduate students this fall. Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore was so sure of this that it decided to accept more students than usual. Turns out, the school's estimate was way off and it's now scrambling to accommodate the extra students.
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Johns Hopkins problems illustrate how difficult enrollment management really is. Even a school as well-resourced as JHU struggles with it.