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ERIC Number: EJ805746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul-11
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Facing Enrollment Crisis, Japanese Universities Fight to Attract Students
McNeill, David
Chronicle of Higher Education, v54 n44 pA17 Jul 2008
Not long ago Japanese campuses were Spartan affairs with few frills American students take for granted. But times have changed. College enrollments are plummeting as Japan's supply of youngsters dries up and universities prepare for a profound shakeout that could see more than a quarter of all campuses closing in the next few years. Now, Japanese universities are doing everything to recruit students. This article describes the strategies employed by different Japanese universities to attract students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan