Admissions

Admissions
Feb 22, 2017
More than 20 percent of most recent high school class nationally has taken and passed at least one exam.

Surveys

Sept. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Oct. 6, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. View the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Hobsons, Jenzabar, NRCCUA, TimeTrade and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

"Recruiting International Students" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

The compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

Please click here here to register or find out more.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

September 24, 2010
College of Charleston considers: How large an undergraduate gender gap is too large? And how can the institution attract more men?
September 22, 2010
New book says elite colleges -- public and private -- have continued alumni admissions preferences even though they favor the wealthy and white -- and the favoritism isn’t needed for donations.
September 20, 2010
U. of Florida considers giving incoming students option of taking classes during spring and summer terms only — throughout their time at the university.
September 16, 2010
Report highlights how successful community college transfer students can be at top-tier four-year institutions -- if they get the right kind of assistance.
September 14, 2010
Total average is unchanged while some racial gaps grow -- and ACT gains in market share on admissions testing.
September 13, 2010
ETS -- rebuffed by College Board -- pilots standardized letters of recommendation for undergraduate admissions; Notre Dame's MBA program is first to require this kind of recommendation; law school group adopts own approach.
September 10, 2010
University of Dayton explains its recent enrollment success in part by the packaging (literally).
September 8, 2010

When people talk about the demolition of the doctrine of "separate but equal," the case everyone focuses on is Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1954 ruling. Four years earlier, however, the Supreme Court rejected that doctrine in a higher education case -- one that set the legal framework for Brown and helped shape the strategy of Thurgood Marshall in his assault on Jim Crow in education.

September 3, 2010
Some see new “D+” campaign as edgy, while others say it really flunks the branding test.
August 30, 2010
Cornell and Dartmouth match all Ivy aid packages, resulting in some admitted applicants getting more money than others. Has Overlap Group philosophy returned, courtesy in part of athletics?

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