Media Mentions

6 million students? Must-know facts about online enrollment

| eCampus News

Online enrollment at nonprofit institutions is on the rise, while for-profit institutions saw a decline of more than 9 percent, according to a new report examining trends and patterns of online enrollment in the U.S.

The Rise of the Online Higher Education Leader

| Center for Digital Education

Online learning professionals are playing a bigger role in higher education as distance learning and digital course instruction continues to grow in numbers and prestige.

Building Support for Online Learning at Small Residential Institutions

| Inside Higher Ed

The big online learning story of 2017 is not about the few schools that offer distance education to ten of thousands of students.

Latest data on USA distance education enrollments

| Tony Bates

Despite a small drop in overall enrolments in the USA in 2015, DE enrolments continued to grow, although in the three years from 2012 to 2015 the pace of growth has slowed.

Assessing Kaplan-Purdue -- Revolution or Evolution??

| Cooley

The announcement that Purdue University, a Big Ten public institution, has agreed to acquire Kaplan University, a 30,000-student for-profit online institution, has sent shock waves across the entire higher education community.

On-Campus Enrollment Shrinks While Online Continues its Ascent

| Campus Technology

More than 6 million students took at least one online course in 2015, representing more than a quarter (29.7 percent) of all higher education enrollments that year, according to a new report from Digital Learning Compass.

Study: Online Course Enrollment Rising Rapidly at Private Nonprofits

| U.S. News

Even as fewer students overall pursue a higher education, online courses are rising in popularity – including at private nonprofits, which historically were slower to embrace them, according to a report released yesterday.

Distance learning enrollment ticks up, though for-profits see declines

| Education DIVE

Distance learning continues to grow, with more than six million higher ed students taking at least one distance education course in 2015, according to a report from Digital Learning Compass.

6 Million Students Took Distance Education Courses in 2015, Up 3.9 Percent from…

| EdSurge

MORE THAN SIX MILLION students were enrolled in at least one online distance education course in Fall 2015, according to a recent study by the Digital Learning Compass, a new partnership between Babson Survey Research Group, e-Literate and WCET.