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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

February 7, 2006
Administration again goes after programs preparing low-income students for college -- leaving educators puzzled and angry.
February 7, 2006
Admissions officers, wary of those who pay for help on applications, consider new strategies.
February 3, 2006
Amid signs students are paying more attention to culture when picking a college, institutions respond with ambitious plans.
February 2, 2006
One university seeks to turn a big gift into an admissions advantage. The latest from David Galef's fevered imagination.
January 13, 2006
Senate scrutiny of Alito's ties to reactionary alumni group provokes reflection on Princeton's past and present.
January 13, 2006
U. of Richmond leader announces plans to resign amid continued criticism of his comments and agenda.
January 5, 2006

Over the past decade and a half, the number and proportion of college students opting not to reveal their race when asked have shot up, to 5.9 percent of all students in 2001 from 3.2 percent a decade earlier. The increases have raised two major questions: Who are these students, and why are they declining to identify themselves? The answers have implications for college officials and policy makers on a wide range of issues, including affirmative action and student life.

December 28, 2005
As alleged 'diploma mill' closes, association plans review of nontraditional schools and other issues at secondary level.
December 15, 2005
A report focuses on the college prospects of an underexamined group: those who’ve aged out of foster care.
December 13, 2005
Enrollment and stock growth of for-profit companies slow, but analysts say industry is still attractive to investors.

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