Once again Rio Salado College is held up as a successful model of a public college in the modern age. But do the claims of success stand up to scrutiny? A review of the data shows cause for questioning the popular narrative.
A view of the 20 largest enrollments for students taking at least one online course in 2016; and a visual showing the trends from 2012 – 2016
We have the data from IPEDS for Fall 2016 Distance Education enrollment, organized by sector and by state
The new IPEDS data for Fall 2016 are out, and first look shows continued growth in distance education in US colleges and universities.
There has been no material effect of institutional control changes from for-profit to not-for-profit for the periods covered in the DL Compass report (Fall 2012 through Fall 2015).