GLG Network Survey: Private Higher Education

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SURVEY DETAILS

TARGET POPULATION

GLG interviewed 70 senior education professionals (deans, professors/ teachers etc.) across the US and Europe.

What will you learn from this survey?

  • Respondents discussed the impact of the pandemic on the Private Higher Education market and its potential outlook for 2021 and beyond.
  • The survey also captured respondents’ views on trends and changes in tuition fees along with their projections for online education trends.
  • Lastly, the research captured insights into the competitive advantages that private institutions have over public institutions.

Examples of findings:

  • 58% of the European respondents stated more than 10% decline in their institution’s revenue as a direct impact of the pandemic, compared to 80% in US.
  • In the US, 30% of the respondents reported a long-term negative COVID-19 impact on their institution, compared to only 8% in Europe.
  • 30% of US respondents mentioned that their students who were enrolled and active pre-pandemic are likely to discontinue their studies, compared to 16% in Europe.

DELIVERABLES

The GLG Surveys team drafted the questionnaire with the support of GLG Council Member, John Randolph Cox, former Chief Operating Officer at Global University Systems.

The standard deliverable includes:

  • 1 x Individual responses (“raw data”), in Excel.
  • 1 x PPT report with aggregated data.

SAMPLE QUESTIONS

  • What percentage of your Institution’s student base will be continuing and/or resuming studies?
  • By how much has the Institution’s revenue declined as a result of the impact of the pandemic?
  • In your view, how likely are students enrolled and active pre-pandemic to discontinue their studies?
  • For any students who were able to take courses during the pandemic, please rate the support received from faculty and administration.
  • How likely is a change to the community feel of student participation in post pandemic delivery of programs (e.g. more online demand rather than face to face learning sessions)?
  • You mentioned your Institution was not offering online programs pre COVID-19. How likely is that your Institution will include online programs in the next 1 to 3 years?
  • How much do you agree with the following statement: “I believe that my Institution should invest or continue to invest in the expansion and refinement of online delivery”?
  • In your view, what are the competitive advantages/ disadvantages private Institutions have over public institutions?

ACCESS

This survey is available to subscribers of the Consumer Goods & Services (CGS) sector (Limited subscriptions and above). This offer includes the raw data file and a high-level presentation through PowerPoint. Please contact your GLG representative for details on your firm’s access.

 

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