Half of US institutions see drop in applications, 18% see substantial decline

Of the 520 HEIs surveyed – representing more than 500,000 international students – some 18% said they saw a “substantial decline” in applications for the academic year 2020/21 compare to the previous year. A further 18% saw a “slight decline”, and 16% reported “some decline in applications”. “There is a significant population of international students […]

JAMB directs institutions to begin admissions August 21

JAMB The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all tertiary institutions to begin the conduct of the first and second choice admissions from August 21. The board gave the directive in the 2020 admission guidelines released in Abuja by the board...

More institutions file lawsuits against “cruel” ICE guidelines

The ICE directive comes at a time when the federal government is putting pressure on universities and K-12 schools to open in the fall despite a sharp rise in new coronavirus infections. The US has seen more than 300,000 new cases since July 1. In response the...