(Star News Network) Student enrollment in Christian colleges and universities has increased at the same time many are leaving public sector schools of higher education.
Public sector schools lost 1.1 percent of undergraduates last fall, resulting in a total two-year drop of 4.2 percent since 2020, reported the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Meanwhile, Jeremy Tate wrote at First Things last week that many traditional, faith-based colleges have seen record-breaking enrollments.
Thomas Aquinas College, established about 50 years ago in California, has opened its new campus in Massachusetts. The school features a curriculum that skips textbooks and lectures, opting instead, as Tate noted, for “student-led discussions of humanity’s greatest works.”
Benedictine College in Kansas had “record enrollment once again for Fall 2022 and recruiting is going…Enrollment in Christian Colleges Surges While Students Flee Public Higher Ed Schools – The Star News Network