Menu

Research & Reports

NACAC is dedicated to undertaking rigorous, unbiased research exploring issues of concern to college-bound students, their parents and the educators who serve them.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Read Our Latest Report

Latest Research

State-by-State Student-to-Counselor Ratio Report

This report to provide a glimpse at the 10-year trends in student-to-counselor ratios from 2004-05 to 2014-15.

Learn More

What's New

Survey of Counselors Reveals Strong Opposition to Arming Educators

Nearly three-quarters of 2,251 counselors surveyed by NACAC in May and June reported being either “somewhat opposed” or “strongly opposed” to policies that seek to arm teachers and other school staff. The question was one of several included in the association’s annual Counseling Trends Survey to gain an understanding of the attitudes and experiences of school counselors on the topic of gun violence.

Learn More

School Counselors and School Safety

According to a national survey conducted by NACAC, school counselors overwhelmingly oppose efforts to arm educators as a response to gun violence in schools. Nearly three-quarters of 2,251 counselors who responded were either “somewhat opposed” or “strongly opposed” to policies that seek to arm teachers and other school staff.

Learn More

Supporting the Pathways to Postsecondary Education for Rural Students

This report offers an overview of the factors that constrain and promote college access and enrollment for rural students. It also includes strategies to enhance college access and enrollment for rural students.

Learn More
Contact Us

Research Reports

NACAC research illuminates complex elements of college admission counseling and comprise a unique body of knowledge in the field.

Expand / Collapse All

Related Resources

Guide to the College Admission Process

This updated guide is an invaluable resource for students as they search for and select a school that’s right for them. As NACAC’s signature publication, the guide provides a comprehensive look at researching colleges, submitting applications, choosing an institution to attend, and more. New chapters addressing the unique needs of transfer and international students are featured in the latest edition.

International

Learn how to successfully counsel, recruit, and enroll students in an increasingly global landscape.

Legislative

Visit the Legislative Action Center to stay up to date and learn more about NACAC's legislative priorities.

Join NACAC today!

Get involved in the counseling and admission community and stay up-to-date on industry trends.

Join now!