Attracting Transfer Students

Photo Source: OSU - Tulsa
Photo Source: OSU - Tulsa

Typically, the incoming transfer student comes from a community college, but the poor economy, in some instances, has students at more expensive private schools trading down for something cheaper.

A recent article points to a national trend of public universities seeing an uptick in transfer applications. It notes that Indiana University is seeing a 23% increase in transfers, and the University of North Carolina is watching its transfers climb more than 15%.

To see what some schools are doing to attract potential transfer students, read my recent post for Ypulse by clicking here.

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About Jason Bakker

Jason Bakker is a native Minnesotan and has been working in the area of youth marketing for nearly a decade. He currently works with Minneapolis based Campus Media Group as the Director of Marketing and is responsible for following trends in the ever-changing landscape of youth culture and media usage, and for consulting advertising agency and national brand professionals on how to develop integrated marketing programs that reach college youth.