What is Admissions ?

Admissions meaning This annual component is required of all currently operating Title IV postsecondary institutions in the United States and other areas that are do not have an open admissions policy. Eligibility for Admissions is determined using a screening question in the Institutional Characteristics – Header component and open admissions institutions will not see the component. Admissions data are collected for the current fall reporting period. Data are collected on admissions requirements, the number of applicants, admitted students, the number of admitted students that subsequently enrolled, and percentiles for ACT and SAT test scores. The number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled students is disaggregated by gender; enrolled students are further disaggregated by part-time and full-time status.Prior to the 2014-15 data collection cycle, Admissions was part of the Institutional Characteristics components. In 2014-15, it became part of the Winter data collection.


reference: IPEDS Data Collectrion System – Glossary