Admissions

More colleges are doing away with test requirements for good

At least 1,835 U.S. colleges have implemented test-free or test-optional admissions in the hopes of developing a more diverse pool of applicants, although student access to high school AP or IB courses will remain a factor in their acceptance.

What’s in store for college enrollment if affirmative action ends?

"A diverse student body enriches the social environment while also bringing unique perspectives to classroom conversations. Eliminating race-based college admissions will have devastating results," expert says.

How your future students’ needs are changing in 5 big ways

Have you updated the recruitment pitch your college is making to prospective students as other options beckon and enrollment continues to slip?

The rises and falls of one state’s college enrollments the past 3 years

The outlook might not be the same in 49 other states, but Virginia’s higher education system did better than most during the COVID pandemic...

Enrollment kick: The surprising factors behind one small private university’s 30% boost this fall

After more than three decades of unsteadiness, a $32 million takeover by Goodwin University in 2021 and enrollment losses over the past four cycles,...

Welcome sign: FAFSA filings likely to rise in 2022-23, according to new survey

The window for parents to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid began on Oct. 1, and at least one financial services...

By the numbers: How different is this fully online university from a traditional one?

Western Governors University president says, 'there's something about just saying we’ve got to disrupt this centuries-old convention that exists.'

FAMU students file lawsuit against state of Florida, claiming favoritism of white institutions

They allege a lack of funding and infrastructure improvements over three decades, and they say that was the result of bias against HBCUs.

The future of enrollments looks unsettled through 2030, Fitch Ratings report shows

There are universities rising above inflation and pressure to report record numbers, but the least selective are in trouble.

The 50 best colleges and universities in the nation for veterans

The University of South Carolina makes an unlikely rise to No. 1 in the Military Times' list, which is paced by four public institutions in the top five.

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