HESI Report: Bending the Curve
How colleges and universities can graduate more students, faster.
Rethinking the course schedule poses a daunting challenge. The schedule is the foundation upon which all students' educational experience rest. Any solutions aimed to improve the schedule would impact the day-to-day activities of faculty, students and administrators. Moreover, improving the schedule can provide immense impact to on-time student completion and resources utilization.
- Institutions that see an improvement in enrollment ratio generally see about a .553 percent increase in first-year retention.
- Institutions who effectively manage their prime-time ratios, a range between 45%-67% have ample accessibility where demand is the highest.
- The greater the amount of scheduling inefficiency, the lower the graduation rate for institutions.