Admissions

Admissions
Jan 19, 2017
Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

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

October 8, 2009

New version of British rankings of universities worldwide suggests that American dominance is eroding, but is the methodology meaningful? Is Berkeley really No. 39?

October 2, 2009
Scholar links the continuing economic divides in enrollments to the "adaptation" skills of the upper classes and the availability of spaces.
September 29, 2009
With the growth of virtual high schools, new issue surfaces for admissions officers.
September 28, 2009
Admissions group continues to draw attention to concerns about standardized testing, and the success of colleges that have moved away from relying on it.
September 28, 2009
U.S. Senate plan would have states collect students' test scores and other information and link it to wide range of other systems.
September 28, 2009

BALTIMORE -- Carleton College has 18 new students from China this year, and they are paying about half of their own expenses. A handful of them don't need any financial aid at all. While Chinese graduate students are no shock on university campuses, significant cohorts of undergraduate applications from China are a new phenomenon at most colleges. Just a few years ago, Carleton had only three or four students enrolling from China, and it never enrolled students who could afford to pay their own way.

September 25, 2009
New battle emerges over online tools to let students apply with ease to many institutions. Is the Common Application about to face an entirely different form of competition?
September 25, 2009
A variety of strategies -- some of which would be expensive to continue -- got institutions through the last, economically messy year, survey finds.
September 23, 2009
When tax preparers helped them fill out federal student aid form, low-income Americans were likelier to qualify for financial assistance and to enroll in college.
September 23, 2009
Among last to start classes in California, community colleges on quarter system struggle -- amid severe budget cuts and overcrowding -- to serve students being turned away elsewhere.

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