Admissions

Admissions
May 20, 2015
The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

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

"Private College Enrollments: Needs, Numbers, Solutions" is our latest compilation of articles.

As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation includes pieces that explore different strategies used by different institutions.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Thursday, April 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Sparkroom.

Archive

June 21, 2006
Are Asian college applicants systematically discriminated against? Are law schools to blame for unhappy black lawyers?
June 20, 2006
College presidents and others will advance agenda for rethinking many practices.
June 19, 2006
Study documents the increasing difficulty of transferring to elite private institutions from community colleges.
June 14, 2006
Lloyd Thacker's reform movement -- previously viewed as too idealistic -- gains support from presidents and foundations. It just might have legs.
June 9, 2006
Glossy fashion spreads, contracts with reality shows, and intense teen promotions have increased interest in the university, but can glitz get you more applicants?
June 6, 2006
In 2 states that can't use race in admissions, Florida creates new grant program and UCLA faces "crisis."
May 31, 2006
Study finds surprising correlations between certain extracurricular activities and college admissions -- and Bourdieu may have provided explanations.
May 30, 2006
Community colleges find that intense programs make a difference on retention and academic performance -- particularly for minority students.
May 26, 2006
More liberal arts colleges do away with test requirements; institutions that did so last year see big gains in numbers and diversity.
May 23, 2006
Sagging enrollment prompts changes in the college's co-op curriculum to emphasize group learning and speed up graduation.

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