The 15 member states and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands pay equally apportioned dues; annual dues for FY 2016 are $141,000. The dues represent approximately one-third of WICHE’s annual budget and are used to support our core programs. Grants from foundations and corporations, federal support and other fees leverage the state investments by more than a two-to-one ratio, sustaining and maximizing the return on taxpayer dollars.
Online education enrollment has continued to grow according to the new report, Digital Learning Compass: Digital Education Enrollment Report 2017. The overall enrollment in higher education, however, has fallen in the past three years.