Co-founded by a former college president, an academic dean, and a vice president of enrollment and student services, Higher Ed Support was created to help small non-profit colleges and universities succeed in the highly competitive world of 21st century higher education. The co-founders of Higher Ed Support can boast over 65 years of combined experience in US higher education and have helped thousands of students achieve their dream of obtaining a college degree.


Jim Dunn, MA

Co-Founder, President & CEO

Mr. Dunn has nearly 25 years experience as an enrollment and operations consultant, Vice President of Enrollment, Vice President of Student Services and Director of Admissions. In addition to having worked with dozens of non-profit colleges and universities over the years as a traditional freshman, adult, online and graduate enrollment management consultant, Mr. Dunn has worked as either a Vice President or Director for some of the largest and most successful online and adult education institutions in the country, including the University of Phoenix, Kaplan Higher Education and The Learning House. In addition to his extensive success in online enrollment, his record of “campus based”, year over year growth for his traditional clients has averaged over 25%, when many private non-profit colleges are stagnant at best. Mr. Dunn is also author of the book Online Enrollment Management: Using For Profit Best Practices at Non Profit Colleges.

Mr. Dunn is a proud member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the American Counseling Association (ACA), and the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) and holds a Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction.