College Admissions Stats: Rise in College Applications Raises Concerns About Access

The numbers are in. In case we didn’t already know, the college admissions world is getting more competitive. From 2001 to 2008, average annual increases in the median number of applications at public four-year institutions increased about 6 percent a year, or 47 percent growth overall. Check out some more stats in the article below.

Adams, Caralee. “Rise in College Applications Raises Concerns About Access.”  Education Week.  November, 19, 2010.