One of five students nationally reports that pandemic makes them feel constantly anxious.
While undergraduate enrollments fell this fall, graduate programs are seeing a slight increase.
The drop comes as enrollment at colleges and universities nationwide and in the region have taken a hit this year, especially for Black students and first-time students
The pandemic has laid bare challenges that tuition-dependent private colleges already were facing, forcing many to think about new income streams and cost-cutting measures as they navigate the future.
Gone are time-honored benchmarks such as politically minded speakers dropping in to talk with enthusiastic students, or groups posting up at tables in an attempt to catch people hustling by in busy student unions.
Black students are some of the most affected. Fall enrollment of Black students fell 23.5% at Cuyahoga Community College.