Education Mar 10

18 October 2021, Lower Saxony, Hanover: Students sit in the mathematics lecture for the first-year students of the Bachelor of Economics in the Audimax at the University of Hanover. For students, professors and lecturers, everyday university life begins again on Monday at many universities in Lower Saxony. Instead of digital and online, most seminars and lectures will once again take place in person. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa (Photo by Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance via Getty Images)
Why more Americans are skipping college

Colleges nationwide saw undergraduate enrollments drop 8 percent from 2019 to 2022, with continued declines even after the return to in-person classes, according to data from the National Student Clearinghouse. Economists say the impact could be dire.