U.S. not-for-profit colleges and universities are segregating into winners and losers—with winners growing and expanding and losers seeing the first signs of a death spiral.Just like I've been warning for years.
The Journal ranking, which includes most major public and private colleges with more than 1,000 students, focused on how well a college prepares students for life after graduation. The analysis found that the closer to the bottom of the ranking a school was, the more likely its enrollment was shrinking.
FAILING THEIR MARKET TESTS?
Are we seeing the end of access-assessment-remediation-retention? Here's Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution, quoting from a Wall Street Journal story that's behind the paywall.