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Mar 25, 2021
Unprecedented declines in college enrollment among new high school graduates appeared last fall. Drops were especially steep for graduates of low-income high schools.

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Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

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March 23, 2017

About 40 percent of students who decided not to go to their college or university of first choice cited reasons related to costs.

March 22, 2017

When the time comes to decide on a college, the factors at the forefront of a teenager’s mind will continue to remain impenetrable to even the most sophisticated empirical analyses, writes Austin Lyke.

March 20, 2017

A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.

March 13, 2017

Four in 10 colleges are seeing drops in applications from international students amid pervasive concerns that the political climate might keep them away.

March 10, 2017

Common Application will keep questions some have urged it to drop, but says it will add more information and context to the process.

March 9, 2017

Peter Farrell offers a few established strategies that can help you find your students and meet your enrollment and revenue goals -- even in this unpredictable moment.

March 9, 2017

Move could change the debate in legal education about alternatives to the LSAT.

March 1, 2017

Black students graduate, on average, at a rate 22 percentage points lower than white students. Closing that gap will require individual institutions to improve completion rates and highly selective colleges to enroll more black students, a new report says.

February 28, 2017

College Board pilots system to help colleges make admissions decisions about who is disadvantaged -- and evidence from one college suggests 20 percent of decisions might be different. But lack of emphasis on race concerns some advocates.

February 22, 2017

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

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