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52 percent of colleges have extended their usual May 1 deadline for students to accept an offer of admission for Fall 2020.

This percentage is derived from NACAC's College Admission Status Update tool, which has received 981 responses as of April 9. Among the 605 responding colleges that have traditionally operated with the May 1 national reply date, the 52 percent that are extending the date are most often choosing June 1.

Source: NACAC College Admission Status Update, 4/9/20.

 


 

 

The top three student concerns are: 1) How will colleges view AP and IB courses without the usual tests? 2) Will I be able to virtually visit the colleges I'm interested in? and 3) Are colleges changing their fall admission deadlines?

This result is derived from NACAC's Secondary Schools College Admission Services Update tool, which has received more than 910 responses from high school counselors and advisers as of April 9. They reported on the current top concerns of students regarding the college search and selection process. The students’ concerns reflect disruptions they're experiencing as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. 

Source: NACAC Secondary Schools College Admission Services Update, 4/9/20.

 


 

More than 974 colleges and universities from 16 countries and all 50 states are using NACAC’s tracking tool to provide updated admission information.

This number is derived from NACAC's College Admission Status Update tool as of April 9. The tool provides students, families, and college counseling and admisison professionals with information on changes to deposit and decision deadlines, admission events, and more.

Source: NACAC College Admission Status Update, 4/6/20.

 


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