Admissions

Admissions
Sep 15, 2017
Racism hurts students throughout the college admissions process, leading scholar tells meeting of admissions counselors.

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 and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

May 25, 2017 -- The new booklet, "Coping With Uncertainty: American Colleges and International Students," is the latest print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

We invite you to download the booklet, free, here.

And Inside Higher Ed's editors will be presenting a free webinar to discuss the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register or find out more.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by the financial support of Kaplan International.

Archive

July 21, 2016

Some maintain that they can drop the policy and preserve access, but those who have gone need blind have seen gains in student diversity.

July 18, 2016

Malcolm Gladwell says trade-off exists between high-quality campus dining and admitting low-income students. Bowdoin questions his logic and ethics.

July 12, 2016

In a wide-ranging discussion, the new UNC system president said accountability measures can stop micromanagement.

July 8, 2016

A new working paper finds that incidents of murder, sexual assault, hazing and cheating can deter students from applying.

July 8, 2016

Supreme Court decision, praised by college leaders, is opposed by nearly two-thirds of adult Americans. Support is higher for considering athletic ability or alumni child status than race in admissions.

June 27, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas significantly undermines the very goals the court hopes to achieve, argues George A. Nation III.

June 27, 2016

College says it will admit a small share of its applicant pool based in part on ability to pay.

June 27, 2016

The measured compromises coming out of the affirmative action rulings over the past decades exemplify the strength of our democracy, writes Michele S. Moses.

June 24, 2016

The Supreme Court's ruling in the Fisher case preserves existing precedent, but it also gives colleges and universities much more specific insight into what it looks like to align with the court's framework and expectations, writes Terri Taylor.

June 24, 2016

The Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin restores constitutional order to college admissions, writes Michael A. Olivas.

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