The State of College Admission Report

NACAC has just released its annual State of College Admission report. In the report you’ll find up-to-date information about the admission process for first-time freshmen, transfer students, and international students in the US. Learn more about factors in the admission decision, acceptance rates for college applicants, common recruitment strategies, and the status of college counseling in secondary schools.

Here are some quick highlights: 4 percent growth in Freshman Undergraduate Applications (2016-2017), 65 percent average acceptance rate at Four-Year institutions in 2016, and 81 percent of Colleges reported that grades were of “considerable importance” in the admission decision.

Here is an Executive Summary of the Report: https://www.nacacnet.org/globalassets/documents/publications/research/2018_soca/soca18_execsummary.pdf

Link to the complete report: https://www.nacacnet.org/globalassets/documents/publications/research/2018_soca/soca18.pdf