Enrollment is dwindling. Deficits are mounting. And many higher-education experts predict that more small, mid-tier private college closures are looming. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics show that 124 four-year private nonprofit colleges have closed in the past 25 years alone. So, can small, mid-tier private colleges continue to hold their own against state universities and the free-tuition movement? Read Stephen Eide’s full article on EdNext.org to find out.

—Education Next

Last updated July 12, 2018