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Mount St. Mary's has an unusually successful year in admissions

In a pandemic, his approach reassured families and yielded a record class. As for the scandal of a few years back, the students couldn't care less.

How new scholarship programs saved UT Austin's Pell enrollment

The Texas flagship university is seeing an increase in low-income enrollment at a time when many higher education experts are worried that the most vulnerable students are putting their educations on hold.

Private Iowa college partners with all state's community colleges on transfer

Transfer partnerships are increasingly common as enrollment declines spur collaboration. But one private college in Iowa has taken its commitment across the state.

College applications are decreasing

Common Application reports declines of 8 percent. Applications for first-generation students and those eligible for fee waivers are down 16 percent.

Enrollment declines continue, National Student Clearinghouse finds

Undergraduate enrollment is still down across higher education, according to the latest National Student Clearinghouse report. Black and Hispanic enrollment in community colleges is still down more than white and Asian enrollment.

Experts discuss the failure of California's Proposition 16

Experts differ in their explanations as higher education prepares for new attacks on affirmative action.

California voters reject measure to restore affirmative action at public universities

California voters are rejecting a proposal to restore affirmative action at the state's public colleges and universities.

California to vote on returning affirmative action to public universities

Will Election Day see a restoration of the consideration of race in admissions in California? Will the vote be as influential as the measure to ban affirmative action?

Transfer enrollment is down, too, Clearinghouse report finds

The bad news from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center about college enrollments continues.

Will conversation turn to action when it comes to issues of racial equity in college admission?

Is now the moment when college admission professionals will start breaking down known barriers to admission for Black students?

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