A headline from Forbes poses a question that highlights the ongoing struggles many universities in the United States are facing: "Will half of all colleges really close in the next decade?"
It's no secret that colleges are facing immense pressure these days to boost student outcomes or risk closing their doors. A quick look at some industry statistics shows this may be an uphill battle for many institution.
To combat these issues, colleges are using innovative thinking to help students succeed. Universities are trying everything to ensure students have a successful college experience. Some universities are even doing a dollar-for-dollar match for all Pell Grants recipients to bump up student retention–which was unheard of before.