Admissions

Admissions
Feb 13, 2015
An investigation of the University of Texas at Austin finds the president likely swayed admissions decisions to aid well-connected applicants. Everybody does it, President Bill Powers said.

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

March 16, 2006

Kevin Carey writes that the hype over Ivy admissions prevents too many people from focusing on the education issues that actually affect most people.

March 16, 2006

New Web site raises uncomfortable questions about which institutions enroll those with the most financial need.

March 16, 2006

New scoring problems revive old arguments against standardized testing.

March 15, 2006

Student affairs specialists promote ideas for helping a diverse population succeed.

March 8, 2006

The application process is becoming a requirement for high school graduation in some Texas districts, with encouraging results. 

March 6, 2006

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and 8 colleges unveil plan to assist low-income students at 2-year institutions.

February 28, 2006

Deirdre Henderson offers a parent's view on fixing what she says is a broken process.

February 24, 2006

From Amherst to Pomona, liberal arts colleges are increasing enrollments -- and trying to keep a small college environment.

February 24, 2006

Harvard’s increased aid and outreach to low-income students has played key role in increasing their enrollment, report says.

February 23, 2006

States have made some progress on aligning standards and requirements, but have far to go, report says.

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