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Emerging trends and economic shifts present both challenges and opportunities across the higher ed landscape. Explore our research to learn more.

Educational Exodus

Despite a 150% surge in the college student population since 1970, there is now a 50% decrease in the attainment of bachelor’s degrees in education.

Explore research from sources such as the U.S. Education Department, the Pew Research Center, McKinsey and Company, and more – in this comprehensive white paper that lays out the challenges facing education and what institutions can do to revive this important field.

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RNL Survey: How Student Loan Debt Impacts College Planning

74% of families said concerns about student loan debt are negatively impacting their student’s college planning. So what can your college do? Read insights from more than 12,000 families of college-bound students in this supplemental report from Ruffalo Noel Levitz and Ardeo.

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College Is Worth It

Did you know nearly 1 in 2 Americans believe a college degree is a questionable investment?

Get the research – from sources such as the Pew Research Center, Washington Post, NACUBO and more – in this comprehensive white paper that lays out the many financial and personal benefits college graduates enjoy.

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RNL Admitted Student Family Report

How to pay for college is still a significant concern for many families. This concern can quickly become a barrier to enrollment. So, what can institutions do?

Find out in this report from RNL and Ardeo sharing insights from 1,200 admitted student families.

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