United States State of College Course Materials Report 2022-2024: How Digital Materials are Still Growing, But at a Slower Rate

Dublin, April 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The State of College Course Materials in the United States 2022-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The State of College Course Materials 2022-2024 report has found that college course materials will decrease 3.5% to $3.1 billion in 2022, reversing the previous year's one year period of positive results. The author also expects that sales of course materials will continue a slow decline by slightly over 2.0% over the next couple of years.

In addition to analyzing the market size and segments for the college course materials industry, The State of College Course Materials 2022-2024 provides details on a wide range of other issues, trends, and forces impacting the market.

These include types of institutions where students are enrolling:

  • The growth of distance education
  • Federal and state policy and funding developments
  • Print vs. digital growth in instructional materials
  • The rise of subscription and inclusive access plans
  • New technology trends
  • Company mergers & acquisitions and operating performance of key companies such as Pearson; Cengage, McGraw Hill; Wiley, Chegg and others
  • The growth in workforce education and the state and growth of Open Education Resources (OER).

Key Findings

  • Among the key findings highlighted in the report are:
  • How falling enrollment, which has dropped 1.6% from 2022 to 2021 is negatively impacting the instructional materials industry
  • The increase in the number of faculty using Open Education Resources, which has grown 7% from the year before to a total of 40%.
  • How digital materials are still growing, but at slower rate
  • The impact of the increased activity in workforce education on the industry

Key Topics Covered:

1. Methodology

2. Executive Summary

3. Introduction

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4. Market Size & Enrollment

  • Institution Types and Numbers
  • Table | Number of U.S. Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions, 2020-2021 v. 2019-2020
  • Public vs. Private
  • For-Profit Private Institutions Outnumber Nonprofit Schools
  • Institutions with First-Year Undergraduates
  • Table | Degree-Granting Institutions with First-Year Undergraduates, 2019-2020 vs. 2010-2011 vs. 2000-2001
  • Institutional Closure and Consolidation
  • Where Students Are Enrolled
  • Table | Total Fall Enrollment in Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions, 2000, 2010, 2020
  • Two-Year Enrollments Down, Four-Year Enrollments Up
  • Fall 2021 and 2022 Undergraduate Enrollments Continue the Pattern of Decline
  • Table | U.S. Undergraduate Enrollment Percentage Changes by Sector, Fall 2020-Fall 2022
  • Shifting Market for For-Profit Institutions
  • Table | Career College Enrollment Index
  • The Appeal of Distance Education
  • Table | Undergraduate Enrollment in Distance Education Courses, Fall 2020 v. Fall 2019
  • Table | Post-Secondary Enrollment in Distance Education, by Type of Institution, Fall 2020
  • Degrees by the Numbers
  • Table | Certificate/Associate/Bachelor's Degrees Awarded, 2019-2020 vs. 2009-2010
  • Fields of Study
  • Table | Fields with Largest Number of Bachelor's Degrees Awarded in 2019-2020 and % Change from 2010-2011

5. Policy & Funding

  • Introduction
  • Costs of Attending College in 2022-2023
  • Table | Undergraduate Tuition and Fees, 2022-2023 vs 2021-2022
  • Federal Funding for Higher Education
  • Table | Selected Higher Education Programs in President Biden's Department of Education Budget Request; FY20
  • Highlights of Proposed Postsecondary Education Funding
  • Federal Pandemic Stimulus Funding Continues to Have an Impact
  • Education Department News in 2022
  • Taking a Look at Student Loans and Financial Aid
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Faces Legal Challenges
  • Seeking Out Violations and Fraud in the World of Student Aid
  • Addressing Financial Aid Confusion
  • State Support for Higher Education
  • Table | State Fiscal Support for Higher Education, FY2022 vs. FY2021 ($ in 000; ranked by % change)
  • Workforce Development
  • Table | Apprenticeship Building America Grants, 2022
  • Department of Labor Announces Pre-Apprenticeship Program

6. Course Materials

  • Introduction
  • Long-Term Decline in Course Materials Spend Continues
  • Table | Select Findings from 2021-2022 Student Watch
  • Digital Usage
  • Print Makes a Comeback with Teachers Post-Pandemic
  • Survey Shows Satisfaction with Digital Materials
  • Inclusive Access Programs on the Rise
  • Direct-to-Student Subscription Programs Expand
  • Looking to New Technology
  • Segmenting Industry Sales
  • Table | Sales by Segment of Key College Course Materials 2022 ($ in 000,000)
  • Table | Changes in Digital Higher Education Revenue Share at Three Publishers, Full Years 2019-2021
  • Operating Performance of Providers and Distributers
  • Table | Leading Publicly Traded Higher Education Publishers by Higher Education Revenue,
  • Pearson Launches Pearson+ DTC Subscription
  • Cengage Integrates Businesses, Drives Further Digital Transformation
  • McGraw Hill Changes Hands, Continues Digital Transformation
  • Wiley's Education Publishing Finally on the Rise
  • Chegg's Textbook and E-Textbook Revenue Declines
  • Digital DSS, First Day Businesses Fuel Barnes & Noble
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Federal Government Gets Behind OER
  • California Prioritizes OER for Community Colleges
  • OpenStax Expands Implementation, Gains Federal Funding
  • Course Hero, Lumen Pair to Expand Access to OER
  • Institutions Encourage Adoption, Creation, and Use of OER
  • Table | Putting OER to Work, 2022

7. Trends and Industry Adaptations

  • Introduction
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in 2021
  • Table | Higher Education Merger & Acquisition Index, 2021
  • M&A Market Cools a Bit in 2022
  • Table | Higher Education Merger & Acquisition Index, 2022
  • Continued Focus on Workforce Education
  • M&A Activity Targets Workforce Readiness

8. Conclusions & Outlook

  • Introduction
  • Table | Selected Higher Education Revenue Changes for Instructional Resources Providers, First Nine Months
  • Negative Headwinds Continue
  • Enrollment
  • Workforce Education Competes with Academic Fields of Study
  • Rising Costs Add to Student Pressures
  • Spend on Instructional Materials Still Declining
  • Traditional Colleges & Universities Adapting to New Realities
  • Outlook for College Course Materials
  • Table | Sales by Segment of Key College Course Materials, 2022-2024P ($ in 000,000)

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