Loading...
Illinois Higher Education Enrollments During Recessions

Illinois Higher Education Enrollments During Recessions

All time 36 Today 1

"The experience of the past two recessions suggests that Illinois community college enrollments rose because of the decline in economic activity. For public and NFPP colleges and universities the experience sends a less clear message but there is some evidence that enrollments were boosted at least slightly (or at least not diminished) by recessionary declines in employment and economic activity".

Learn More

IGPA is the People’s Policy Think Tank.

The University of Illinois System is a trusted source for top-quality research and expertise drawn from all three universities. IGPA ensures that the work scholars do matters and has real-world impact.

Tap Into World-Class Research

IGPA supports necessary, data-driven, well-informed policymaking that improves people’s lives.

Make Your Work Count

Are you ready to join the policy conversation in Illinois and beyond?

Access Expertise On Tap

IGPA supports necessary, data-driven, well-informed policymaking that improves people’s lives.

View Our Mission
For Policymakers
For Scholars
For Journalists