Case Studies

We Don’t Have Success Stories. Our Higher Education Clients Do.

We measure success by the measurable results we’ve helped institutions achieve. Read about the outcomes our higher education clients have achieved as a direct result of their work with AACRAO Consulting. Then read testimonials from institutional leadership.

California State University Dominguez Hills

One of the nation’s most diverse campuses, CSUDH serves over 14,000 enrolled students as part of the California State University system. CSUDH’s Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Office initially contacted AACRAO to complete a thorough enrollment audit to identify what was working, what wasn’t, and how to fix it.

Clackamas Community College

With three campuses located in Oregon, Clackamas Community College (CCC) serves over 37,000 students with a variety of transfer degrees, career training and technological programs. The college contacted AACRAO Consulting for help in identifying and prioritizing a list of action items with the goal of reaching its enrollment targets over the next two to three years.

Gratz College

A small private trans-denominational Jewish college located in Melrose Park, PA, Gratz College came to AACRAO Consulting with the goal of improving its financial aid processes and strategy to better leverage financial aid as a recruitment and tuition benchmarking tool.

Hinds Community College

Serving 19,500 students throughout five counties in Mississippi, Hinds Community College recognized a need to increase efficiencies in its District Office of Admissions and Records’ processes, improve student services, and better utilize the Office’s physical space. The College contacted AACRAO Consulting for help in achieving these goals, considered key to reaching its enrollment targets.

Portland State University

Part of the Oregon University System and serving close to 28,000 students, PSU brought in AACRAO Consulting to conduct a review of recruitment and retention, with particular attention to the effective use of enrollment-related technologies. Ultimately, the University needed to prioritize action items to improve its enrollment outcomes for the near term, as well as identify next steps for long-term enrollment success.

University of Calgary

A comprehensive research university ranked among the top in Canada, the U of C serves a student population exceeding 29,000 students. The University partnered with AACRAO Consulting to conduct a systematic review of admissions operations to ensure alignment with current university enrollment policies. One of the University’s main objectives was to identify opportunities for improved efficiency and effectiveness through the implementation of best practices and technology.

Wayne State University

Michigan’s only urban research university, Wayne State University serves 33,000 students with 13 schools and colleges on a 203-acre campus in the heart of Detroit. WSU turned to AACRAO Consulting to assess its undergraduate and graduate admissions offices, with a focus on identifying next steps for long-term enrollment success.