Top Factors Influencing Prospective Students’ Decision of Which Higher Education Program to Attend Articles

The top 10 factors that influence which higher education program to attend, according to a survey of high school sophomore and junior students (ages 16-19) who are at least slightly likely to enroll in an undergraduate or non-degree program at a higher education institution after completing high school:

  • Affordability
  • Getting a good job
  • Financial aid availability
  • Tuition assistance (financial aid, grants, scholarships)
  • High-quality professors
  • Effective career service for students (career advising, internship placement)
  • Flexible course schedule
  • Approachable professors
  • Rigorous courses
  • Offering a specific academic program

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