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ERIC Number: ED500567
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May-7
Pages: 22
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report on Admission Standards for First-Time Entering Freshmen, Fall 2006: South Carolina Public Senior Colleges and Universities
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
This document reviews the results of five different reports related to admission standards and measures of achievement for first-time entering freshmen at South Carolina public senior colleges and universities. This document summarizes the results of five different reports related to admission standards and to measures of achievement of first-time entering freshmen for the fall of 2006. The report is presented in five parts: (1) Fall 2006 Applications, Acceptances, and Actual Enrollments; (2) Fall 2006 data related to high school course prerequisites; (3) Fall 2006 SAT and ACT scores; (4) Fall 2006 data related to provisional students; and (6) Fall 2007 minimum admission standards. Based on the report, the following recommendations are offered: (1) Senior institutions whose compliance rate fell below the state average of 94% in Fall 2006 shall provide by June 1, 2007, to the Committee on Academic Affairs and Licensing a report on reasons for declining compliance and a plan of action acceptable to the Committee to increase compliance, thereby enhancing student preparation for success in college; (2) South Carolina State be reminded that its 2006 plan of action is to be implemented with measurable objectives for 2007; (3) Each four-year institution present to the Committee its definition of what constitutes a provisional student; and (4) Four-year public institutions be commended for limiting admission of provisional students consistent with CHE Guidelines. (Contains 12 tables.) [For the 2005 report, see ED500565.]
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. 1333 Main Street Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201. Tel: 803-737-2260; Fax: 803-737-2297; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment; SAT (College Admission Test)