Public university sector mostly stable, but with pockets of stress

Source: Moody’s, Sector In-Depth, July 17, 2017
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Public colleges and universities continue to demonstrate overall financial stability with steady enrollment, solid cash flow margins and retained financial flexibility, according to our fiscal 2016 sector medians. However, heading into 2018, revenue and expense pressures will emerge, pressuring performance for some. The challenges will mostly affect some moderate and small universities lacking the revenue diversity and brand strength of large research, or comprehensive, universities…..