2022 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers

Survey
Sep. 2022
Sample Size: 271
Demographics: admissions officers
Topics: Admissions And Enrollment Diversity And Inclusion

Top Findings:

  • Only 36¬†percent of admissions officers report that their institution met its student enrollment goals this year prior to May¬†1.
  • A little less than half of admissions officers expect their undergraduate enrollment at their college to be higher in the fall of 2022 than it was in fall of 2021. Only about one-fourth of admissions officers expect it to be lower.
  • Only about one-fourth of admissions officers report that the coronavirus pandemic did not change which students they admitted.
  • Fewer than one-tenth of admissions officers report that they require applicants to submit ACT or SAT scores. A little fewer than half were test optional or test blind before the pandemic, and the other half changed their application process and are now test optional or test blind.
  • While about half of admissions officers prefer that the Supreme Court rules in support of affirmative action plans at Harvard and UNC, half believe that the court will rule against them.