Admissions

Admissions
Oct 25, 2017
Tuition and fees increased by a few percentage points across the board, and aid failed to keep pace, annual College Board report shows.

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

Inside Higher Ed presents a new print-on-demand compilation, “Admissions, Retention, Success: Tools Colleges Need.”

Download a copy of the booklet or sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors.

This is the latest in a series of booklets on important, timely topics in higher education.

This compilation was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar.

Archive

February 13, 2008
New study suggests counseling philosophies make a difference for those considering 4-year institutions, but not for 2-year institutions.
February 11, 2008
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, in Minnesota, use their own version of the cohort model to recruit and retain underrepresented students.
February 4, 2008
High school and college officials may be engaged in more moonlighting -- and some see incident at Penn reflecting larger issues with the industry.
February 1, 2008
Associate admissions director at Wharton ran consulting business on the side to help students get into college.
January 30, 2008
Some top business school admissions officials get free trips to Japan -- and in some cases more -- to help a company there get applicants into MBA programs.
January 24, 2008
Most students approve of the role Mom and Dad are playing in college choices -- and minority freshmen are more likely than white counterparts to want even more guidance.
January 17, 2008
Washington & Jefferson improved in key factors, yet fell in the eyes of U.S. News. Does this demonstrate that money is all that really counts and the rest is just for show?
January 8, 2008
Exam that for decades has been required for MBA programs is getting some competition at Stanford and MIT -- raising questions about standardized testing and admissions.
January 7, 2008
Presidents of liberal arts colleges see threat in elite institutions' embrace of non-need-based financial aid, but say outcomes push may give them an edge.
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.

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