“The upward trend in student enrollment we’ve witnessed in America’s colleges and universities for the past decade is expected to continue in 2016 and beyond.” That is according to Brice Willis, vice president of capital markets at Stonemont Financial Group. According to Willis, the National Center for Education Statistics projects steady growth in postsecondary enrollment through 2021. Additionally, he says, “there is apparent political motivation to make secondary education more affordable as evidenced in the recent State of the Union Address as well as in the rhetoric of several presidential candidates.”

Willis takes a closer look in the commentary below. The views expressed are the author’s own.

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