Since we all love to talk about college issues, here is an article from Inside Higher Ed on the “dirty little secrets of higher education”. Most of these are not secrets at all to anyone who is following higher education. But they all make good discussion starter points, so have fun with them. Some of my faves
4-year institutions are graduating a third more women than men; community colleges, 50 percent more.
Over a quarter of students at 4-year institutions live with their parents
Less than 20 percent of colleges and universities admit less than 50 percent of applicants – and just 46 admit less than 20 percent.
Do any of these seem surprising to you, or is it all old news?