College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025
The Hechinger Report
SEPTEMBER 10, 2018
Only a handful of states, colored in blue, are predicted to see an increase in the number of students attending regional four-year colleges and universities between 2012 and 2029. But student demand is expected to grow for the nation’s most elite colleges and universities between 2012 and 2029. News & World Report — is projected to drop by much less during the 2025 to 2029 period (18 years following the birth dearth). million in 2029.