Admissions

Admissions
Dec 06, 2016
High school graduates are projected to come from increasingly diverse backgrounds, even as overall levels plateau -- posing a challenge for colleges and universities.

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

July 2, 2008
Sociologist documents the extent to which colleges' brochures give impression that they have more black students than they do.
June 26, 2008
At national gathering, administrators worry about competition and consider strategies: Internet-phone links, ways to position against nonprofits, and hiring recruiters from the military and weight loss programs.
June 23, 2008
College Board shifts policy to help repeat (generally wealthier) test takers; new study backs board claims on writing test, but questions whether verbal exam adds anything.
June 19, 2008
Report reviews strategies on recruitment, retention among other issues.
June 18, 2008
College Board releases study saying it is, but numbers show little difference from earlier version -- while validity gaps based on gender and race remain.
June 11, 2008
Education Department converts complaint of one rejected applicant to Princeton into a broad "compliance review" of the university's admissions system.
June 10, 2008
New analysis suggests that convention wisdom is wrong -- and that stereotypes are preventing necessary discussion about education needs and trends.
June 10, 2008
Gathering of state and university leaders crafts vision calling for funding general education over research, discouraging ‘mission creep,’ and strengthening state coordination.
June 3, 2008
SUNY Plattsburgh, looking to broaden its applicant pool and generate buzz, turns to social networking for a bottom-up, "authentic" approach.
May 30, 2008
Could programs that have been seen as ways to help most talented students also be a way to help those who might otherwise skip college?

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