Further, 43 percent of prospective students for one- and two-year programs are looking to delay enrollment. Those are two findings of a national survey of 528 prospective college students across the U.S. in September.
For all students, finances and being able to afford college are a key issue. Forty percent of students indicated they are being forced to explore other financial support options as a result of the pandemic.
For many, the question is whether remote learning provides enough value. Older students are more likely to welcome the autonomy of online learning and availability of virtual support.