Center for Information Systems Enrollment update February 15, 2013
Objectives of today’s enrollment update • Provide overview of the enrollment committee • Walk through current trends in the CIS enrollment #’s • Talk about how this group can help
Enrollment Committee Overview • The enrollment committee executes activities to grow the number of students declaring a major or minor in CIS at Kent State University’s College of Business.
Overall enrollment has declined since Fall 2011… …although the minor has shown continued growth Source: Cathy Bakes (15 day reports)
Key driverThe annual # of CIS graduates has been increasing! 2013 = Summer / Fall, 2012 graduates • Most common minor for CIS majors : • Management • Finance • Psychology • Most common majors for CIS minors: • Aeronautics • Accounting • Finance • Business Management Source: KSU RPIE website
Key driver New students are joining the program, but not at the same pace as 2010 and 2011. Source: KSU RPIE website and 15 day reports
Key driverFreshmen make up a lower % of overall enrollment than 2010 Key points: • Growth has slowed • Opportunity to grow the freshman / sophomore base • The IT Expo is a key event to help with this growth Source: Cathy Bakes (15 day reports)