Admissions

Admissions
Jun 30, 2015
Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.

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

December 18, 2007
Jonathan Deutsch shares his recent online discussion with a company promising to find him the perfect distance education program.
December 14, 2007
Study finds that giving a financial incentive to disadvantaged students who pass Advanced Placement courses -- and to their teachers -- has a range of positive impacts.
December 12, 2007
Three private colleges in California announce significant shifts in policies. One of them, California Lutheran, will match public tuitions for those admitted to 2 state universities.
December 11, 2007

Harvard University on Monday unveiled a new approach to financial aid and a new definition of "middle income." The result will be substantially more generous aid packages for Harvard students with families that have incomes up to $180,000, who will be assured that family contributions to students' costs will not exceed 10 percent of family income in a given year. Harvard is also eliminating all loans from aid packages and eliminating home equity in calculations of family wealth.

November 2, 2007
Movement to eliminate student borrowing grows -- and Davidson College, which did so in the spring, reports gains as a result.
October 15, 2007
Reversing course after criticism, the Common Application will again start allowing students to modify already submitted materials for individual colleges.
October 1, 2007

While admissions officers and high school counselors don't necessarily agree on all the ways to deal with "admissions creep," the issue has captured their attention.

September 28, 2007
Competing companies try to enter the lucrative market of selling colleges lists of potential students. Can they change how institutions shape enrollments?
September 27, 2007
Admissions officers consider how to be fair on aid awards to early and regular applicants, and weigh compromise on acceptances before senior year of high school.
September 26, 2007
On anniversary of Spellings Commission report, efforts to provide more information to prospective students proliferate.

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