Enrollment data is based on Fall 2018 IPEDS National Data Center data and instructional and non-instructional staff data is based on 2018 IPEDS data and are included to give an approximate indication of institutions’ employment and pre-COVID-19 enrollment. See IPEDS data dictionary here.

Operating status: Individual institutional websites. All are listed in the above visualization, a comprehensive list is forthcoming.

Data to be incorporated as it becomes available:

  1. Plan for Licensure/graduation requirements if applicable
  2. Plan for commencement ceremonies
  3. Room/board refunds available
  4. Confirmed COVID-19 cases
  5. Recovered COVID-19 cases

Last updated: 3/31/2020

Next update: 4/3/2020

With additional updates for this display, please contact Charlotte Peyser: cpeyser@nebhe.org

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March 30, 2020

Higher Ed Institutions Facing a Bottom-Line Squeeze Should Look at Their Health Benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic is top of mind for everyone. There’s no aspect of our lives that’s been untouched. For colleges and universities, the novel coronavirus crisis has caused a major educational shift. Campuses are closed to students. Courses have moved online. And many graduation ceremonies will be canceled or postponed. How long the new norm...
March 24, 2020

Making the Leap from the Traditional to the Virtual Educational Experience

As our computer screens filled with tiny squares of faces of students and faculty alike, we watched them fidget with their chairs and screens and heard their voices ring in our earphones … Social distancing measures took hold at Wheaton College forcing the same screen encounters that are now spreading across higher education nationwide. In...
March 10, 2020

What Can New England Colleges and Universities Do to Prepare for a SCOTUS Decision on DACA?

Last November, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the administration could rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), with the fate of over 650,000 DACA recipients in the balance. While a decision is expected by June 2020, colleges and universities—including New England institutions—can begin preparing now. As of September 2019, New England is...


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Access information on how individual New England colleges and universities are responding to #COVID19 through #NEBHE new interactive map. https://nebhe.org/coronavirus/

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Access information on how individual New England colleges and universities are responding to #COVID19 through #NEBHE new interactive map. https://t.co/u72yvVAwk9

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NEJHE NewsBlast | March 18, 2020 | NEBHE Unveils Interactive Map Tracking Coronavirus ... https://conta.cc/2W9Tk7n

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