Unless otherwise noted in a specific report, the AACRAO member institution size, type and control categories are based on the following definitions and sources: 
The enrollment value used to delineate the institution's size category is defined as full-time enrollment plus 1/3 of part-time enrollment and is based on the enrollment reported by the institution to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 
Institution type and control values are also defined by and verified through NCES criteria.

Admission Practices - July 60-Second Survey 2015

  • Admissions
  • Research

The purpose of the July 2015 60 Second Survey was to gain a snapshot understanding of a handful of admission practices that were suggested as topics of interest by the membership.

The purpose of the July 2015 60 Second Survey was to gain a snapshot understanding of a handful of admission practices that were suggested as topics of interest by the membership. Data cleaning resulted in 808 usable responses representing a variety of institutional types, sizes, controls and locations, with the majority representing U.S. and Canadian institutions.More than three quarters of participants represent undergraduate practices (78%), 16% graduate and/or professional, and 5% selected “other.” Most who selected “other” represent both undergraduate and graduate practices for purposes of this survey.