Admissions

Admissions
Aug 24, 2016
Large gaps remain evident when looking at average scores by racial and ethnic group.

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

"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

August 17, 2007
An op-ed this week on transfer of credit worried more about the burdens on registrars than the needs of students or taxpayers, Elise Scanlon and Roger Williams argue.
August 17, 2007
U.S. News sees drop in college presidents willing to judge other institutions' reputations; Pell Grant population used for first time, but with minimal impact.
August 16, 2007
Colleges and universities respond to recent enrollment increase with a host of educational efforts, but challenges abound.
August 13, 2007
Pre-college summer programs grow in popularity, possibly losing their attractiveness to undergraduate admissions officers.
August 8, 2007

Steve Spurrier is hardly the first coach to blast his college's admissions process; coaches never like it when top recruits get rejected. The University of South Carolina coach’s threat this week to quit if the institution does not alter its policies is unlikely to get Spurrier everything he wants; he says the university should admit any athlete who meets the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s eligibility standards for freshmen, and university officials say they won’t go there.

August 7, 2007
Thanks to improved outreach efforts, engineering and technology universities are seeing a boost in female enrollments nearly across the board.
August 7, 2007
Some school districts are pushing for a new offering, but College Board -- citing lack of support in higher education -- is skeptical.
July 31, 2007
College rankings are a crutch that too many students and families use to avoid a thoughtful search for the right fit, Alan Contreras says.
July 31, 2007

When college leaders criticize rankings or fend off questions about accountability, they frequently point to the National Survey of Student Engagement. NSSE (pronounced like the Loch Ness monster's nickname) surveys the views of first-year and fourth-year students on a variety of measures of engagement and colleges say that they use the detailed reports they receive to improve their offerings.

July 18, 2007
Research argues that if elite colleges abandoned the SAT, they could have diverse classes without affirmative action.

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