ERIC Number: ED402806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Who Got In? College Bound's 1996 National Survey of College Admissions Trends. Tenth Annual Edition.
Sautter, R. Craig, Ed.
This book provides the responses received from over 212 public and private colleges and universities concerning the schools' admissions trends, their student admissions for the 1995-96 academic year, and what traits colleges are looking for in the 1996 incoming class. The introductory chapter discusses trends in college admissions in 1995, including the use of computer technology in the application process. The book lists the colleges alphabetically. Each entry includes: (1) the numbers of applications received and accepted in 1995-96, (2) minority student acceptance and retention rates, (3) graduation rates, (4) admission requirements and acceptance rates for international students, (5) numbers of early decision and wait-listed applicants, (6) average test scores of new students, (7) deadlines for 1996/97 admissions, (8) percentage of students receiving financial aid, (9) average financial aid packages, (10) new scholarships for first year students, (11) whether the school participates in the direct federal aid program, (12) admissions strategies and financial aid tips for students, (13) new academic options and programs, (14) 1996/97 tuition rates, and (15) whether the school uses electronic admissions. At the end of each profile the school address, name of contact person, and phone numbers for more information are provided. (PRW)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, College Freshmen, Enrollment, Federal Aid, Foreign Students, Higher Education, National Surveys, Scholarships, School Statistics, Student Financial Aid, Trend Analysis, Tuition
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - General
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