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.
Pre-college Programs report - March 60-Second Survey 2018
AACRAO members were asked about the existence and purpose of pre-college programs in this month’s 60-Second Survey.
AACRAO members were asked about the existence and purpose of pre-college programs in this month’s 60-Second Survey. The following definitions framed this survey:
Pre-college Programming defined in this context: University sponsored/organized programs and activities for K-12 school participants typically not yet enrolled in college as degree-seeking students.
Pre-college Programming Unit defined in this context: The university department and/or umbrella entity with responsibility for overall oversight of all pre-college programs at one college or university.
The survey received responses from 451 institutions including several combinations of control, size, type, and countries.