Looming Enrollment Cliff Poses Serious Threat to Colleges | BestColleges

If you’re not in the group of people currently in the college search process, you may not have heard about “The Cliff”:

Enrollments have been dropping for a decade and cratered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To make matters even worse, a dangerous precipice looms on the near horizon, a demographic phenomenon known as the enrollment cliff. Many colleges won’t survive the fall.

This will have wide societal ripple effects for decades so important to pay some attention to.