Admissions

Admissions
Apr 27, 2018
New study finds that ending SAT and ACT requirements results in more applications and more diversity -- without any decline in graduation rates.

Surveys

Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues.

Download a full survey report here.

The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals.

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast 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 support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

On Thursday, May 10, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of the TOEFL® program at ETS.

 

Archive

August 13, 2008
Test continues to experience rapid growth, which may explain small drop in average score. Popularity continues to rise in states dominated by SAT.
August 4, 2008
Analysis suggests extent of advantages of alumni children doesn't necessarily extend to ability to ace courses as college freshmen.
July 29, 2008
In wake of scandal and criticism, group toughens stance on conflicts of interest, limits gifts from college officials and bars advertising that could encourage anxiety.
July 9, 2008
Survey of political science departments finds consideration of race and ethnicity, but not socioeconomic background.
July 3, 2008
Many colleges say they’d like to reduce merit aid or early decision, but would pay too high a price. Shifts by Hamilton and Tufts suggest that the sky won’t fall.
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.

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