WIth Kristen Power & Aaron Wachholz
NAIS data shows that financial aid budgets and applications are growing at rates that some schools fear may be unsustainable.
Heads and trustees are increasingly grappling with answering the kinds of questions that the trends and realities are bringing to bear at the leadership level: How should the tuition pricing strategy be informed by financial aid demand and external demographic shifts? How should we decide whether merit aid is a viable or effective option to meet enrollment goals? Does the overall financial and enrollment picture of our school suggest we need a more flexible, net tuition revenue approach to our financial aid budget limitations? What is the financial aid professional’s role in fundraising for scholarships or grants?
Learn what data and processes you can employ to get your head and trustees talking about the most important, strategic issues needing critical focus to best manage this aspect of enrollment management.