Admissions

Admissions
Jul 09, 2015
At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.

Surveys

Sept. 18, 2014: Inside Higher Ed's 2014 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers explored the perspectives and opinions of campus admissions and enrollment leaders on a range of pressing issues. Download a copy of the survey report here.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising from ELS Educational Services, Jenzabar, Liaison International, and Perceptive Software.

Booklets

"Diversity in the Student Body" is a print-on-demand booklet focusing on demographic and legal issues and the strategies used by different institutions to diversify their campuses.

A copy of the the free booklet may be downloaded here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Pearson.

Archive

October 29, 2013

Low-income students who received guidance were much likelier than others to enroll at a four-year college, study finds.

October 28, 2013

Some colleges are using the federal government's form for student aid, the FAFSA, to deny admissions and perhaps decrease financial aid awards.

October 25, 2013

Administration officials summoned university presidents to discuss a possible effort to get more low-income, academically talented students to apply to the nation’s best institutions.  

October 24, 2013

Increasingly sophisticated data slicing tools are changing student recruitment. Who benefits?

October 22, 2013

George Washington U. said for years that ability to pay wasn't a factor in admissions. It wasn't true.

October 18, 2013

Students who favor affirmative action should follow their principles and help minority students -- by choosing not to apply to highly selective colleges, writes Mark Bauerlein.

October 16, 2013

State lawyer defending ban on affirmative action suggests U. of Michigan end preference for alumni children -- and Justice Sotomayor objects.

October 8, 2013

Survey finds that just 13 percent of international applicants who used education agents knew whether they earned commissions from colleges.

 

October 1, 2013

Study suggests that seemingly small expenses may discourage low-income students from applying to more colleges.

September 30, 2013

Obama administration tells colleges they need not change policies in light of recent Supreme Court decision.

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