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Title: University System of Georgia Admissions Update for Northwest Georgia High School Guidance Counselors Staff Development Professional Learning Unit Workshop


1
University System of GeorgiaAdmissions Update
for Northwest Georgia High School Guidance
CounselorsStaff Development Professional
Learning Unit Workshop
  • Kennesaw State University
  • February 14, 2006
  • Cathie Mayes Hudson

2
Overview
  • Minimum requirements for admission to a USG
    college or university
  • How are USGs students doing?
  • How is Georgia doing?
  • The Pipeline to College in Georgia
  • Projections

3
USG Admissions Standards Institutional
Admissions Requirements
  • The Board of Regents sets minimum admissions
    policies for each sector.
  • USG universities colleges may set higher
    admissions standards than the System minimum
    requirements.

4
USG Admissions Challenges
  • USG Goals
  • Encourage more students to enroll in college
  • Ensure that USG institutions, as a whole, meet
    the needs of Georgians
  • Ensure access enhance quality
  • Manage enrollment growth
  • Facilities planning
  • Accommodate enrollment growth efficiently
    effectively
  • Educate traditional students, late-bloomers,
    transfers, international students
  • Facilitate retention, progression, and graduation
  • Institutional Goals
  • Ensure student success at that institution
  • Admission, enrollment, graduation,
    post-graduation
  • Meet local, regional, and/or state needs

5
USG Institutions by Sector
Research Universities Georgia Institute of
Technology Georgia State University Medical
College of Georgia University of Georgia
State Colleges Dalton State College
Gainesville State College Georgia Gwinnett
College Macon State College
Regional Universities Georgia Southern
University Valdosta State University
Two-Year Colleges Abraham Baldwin Agric.
College Atlanta Metropolitan College Bainbridge
College Coastal Ga. Community College
Darton College East Georgia College Georgia
Highlands College Georgia Perimeter
College Gordon College Middle Georgia
College South Georgia College Waycross College
State Universities Albany State
University Armstrong Atlantic State Univ. Augusta
State University Clayton State
University Columbus State University Fort
Valley State University Georgia College State
Univ. Georgia Southwestern State Univ. Kennesaw
State University North Ga. College State
Univ. Savannah State University Southern
Polytechnic State Univ. University of West
Georgia Contains UC Unit for local students
Universities
State and Two-Year Colleges
Also a DTAE Technical College.
6
USGFall 2005Headcount EnrollmentbyInstitution
7
Purpose of USG Admissions Standards Increase
Student Success
The CPC is the cornerstone of the USG
admissions policy.
Go to college succeed graduate
Succeed in HS graduate
Take the CPC more academic courses in HS
Georgias college- bound students do not take as
many academic courses as do national students.
8
Traditional Freshmen AdmissionsCollege
Preparatory Curriculum
  • The CPC is required for regular admission to a
    research, regional, or state university.
  • Students with a Technical/Career diploma or a GED
    . . .
  • May enter a two-year college
  • Tech/Prep not considered strong preparation for
    college.
  • In rare circumstances, a student may be admitted
    as a Presidential Exception

9
Traditional Freshmen Admissions
  • Freshmen at research, regional, and state
    universities must have a minimum Freshman Index
    for the sector.
  • Students who score high on SAT or ACT can offset
    lower high school performance on GPA.
  • Students who have high GPA can offset lower
    scores on SAT or ACT.

10
How to Calculate the USGFreshman Index
FI (500 x HSGPA) SAT Verbal SAT Math
or FI (500 x HSGPA)
(ACT Composite x 42) 88
Minimum FI Research Universities 2500 Regional
Universities 2040 State Universities
1940 State Colleges 1830 Two-Year Colleges
1830
Note that research universities and some other
USG institutions have additional AND/OR higher
requirements.
11
Traditional Freshmen Admissions to a Research,
Regional, or State University
  • Students must meet minimum SAT or ACT scores.
  • Minima for research, regional, state
    universities
  • SATV of 430 and SATM of 400 OR
  • ACT English of 17 and ACT Math of 17

These scores exempt a student from placement
testing for learning support.
12
Traditional Freshmen Admissions to a State or
Two-Year College
  • Beginning Summer 2005, no requirement for SAT or
    ACT scores.
  • All students tested for learning support
    placement with COMPASS
  • May exempt LS testing with scores from national
    administration of SAT or ACT
  • SATV of 430 and SATM of 400 OR
  • ACT English of 17 and ACT Math of 17
  • Three state universities also act as a two-year
    college point of access
  • University College units at Augusta State
    University, Columbus State University, Savannah
    State University

13
Traditional Freshmen Admissions to a State or
Two-Year College Three University Colleges
  • Students must graduate from HS or have a GED
    Credential
  • Certificates of Performance not equivalent
  • HSGPA Requirements
  • With CPC 2.0 HSGPA
  • With TC 2.2 HSGPA
  • Limited exceptions to minimum HSGPA requirement
  • All students evaluated for CPC course completion
    (with make-up requirement)

14
How are USGsstudents doing?
15
USG Fall Headcount Enrollment1994-2005
16
USG Mean SAT ScoresFirst-Time Freshmen, Fall
1995Fall 2005Research, Regional, and State
Universities
17
of USG First-Time Freshmen with Complete CPC,
Fall 1988Fall 2005
Note This chart shows the proportion of all
first-time freshmen who completed the CPC in HS
as a proportion of those for whom CPC was
applicable (non-degree students and
non-traditional students are excluded).
18
2005 Georgia Public High School Completers by
Diploma Type
19
of USG First-Time Freshmen in Learning Support
at System Level Fall 1995 2004
Note After 1994, LS was split into two
different forms LS-System, defined by the same
standards across the System, and LS-Institution,
defined differently across institutions. Only
LS-System is shown above.
20
Percentage of First-Time Freshmenwith LS
Requirements by County of Origin, Northwest
Georgia
21
USG First-Year Retention RatesFall-to-Fall,
First-Time/Full-Time Freshmen1993 to 1994 2004
to 2005
Percent Retained
22
USG Bachelors Graduation RatesSix-Year Rates
for Fall 1989 Fall 1999First-Time, Full-Time
Freshman Cohorts
The USG seeks to reach the national graduation
rate by 2012. Currently 55.3
23
Encourage Students to Take More Math at Higher
Levels
  • College Algebra Math 1111
  • Success Rates by LS Status, FY2004
  • Among those who required LS at the System level
  • 53 did not successfully complete College
    Algebra.
  • Among freshmen with no LS requirements
  • 41 did not successfully complete College
    Algebra (A, B, or C).

24
How is Georgiadoing?
25
Public High Schools Cohort Survival RatePercent
of 1999 9th Graders in 2004 Graduating Class
1990 Georgia rate 63
Source Compiled by National Center for Higher
Education Management Systems from IPEDS data.
The rate does not include students who
transfer to private high schools or out of state.
26
Where Georgia Students Enroll as Freshmen
Source IPEDS Resident Migration Report, 2004
for Fall 2002 freshmen.
27
Where Freshmen Enroll in Post-Secondary
Institutions in Georgia
Source IPEDS, 2002.
28
Educational Path to a College Degree in Georgia
29
Institution-Specific Bachelors Six-Year
Graduation RatesFall 1998 First-Time, Full-Time
Freshmen
Source NCHEMS, HigherEdInfo.Org, February 2006
uses IPEDS data for all Title-IV degree-granting
colleges.
30
The Future
31
Factors Affecting Enrollment
32
Georgia Public HS GraduatesActual 1988-2002
Projected 2003-2018
WICHE Projections
Actual
Source WICHE, 2003.
33
Georgia Private HS GraduatesActual 1990-2002
Projected 2003-2018
WICHE Projections
Actual
Source WICHE, 2003.
34
Georgia Total HS GraduatesActual 1988-2002
Projected 2003-2018
WICHE Projections
Actual
Source WICHE, 2003.
35
Georgia Public HS GraduatesActual 1994-2002
Projected 2003-2018White, Non-Hispanic
WICHE Projections
Actual
Source WICHE, 2003.
36
Georgia Public HS GraduatesActual 1994-2002
Projected 2003-2018Hispanic
WICHE Projections
Actual
Source WICHE, 2003.
37
Georgia Public HS GraduatesActual 1994-2002 and
Projected 2003-2018Black, Non-Hispanic
Actual
WICHE Projections
Source WICHE, 2003.
38
Georgia Public HS Graduates by Race Ethnicity,
Actual 2000-2002 Projected 2003-2018
WICHE Projections
Source WICHE, 2003.
39
Demographic FactorsAffecting Enrollment
Note Percentages do not add to 100 (rounding
error from separate race projections).
40
USG Fall Headcount EnrollmentActual 1990-2005
and Projected 2006-2018Projection Uses ARIMA
Model Based on HS Graduates
41
We need your help . . . . .
  • Help eliminate barriers to college
  • Academic
  • Create first generation college students
  • Help students choose the CP track
  • Encourage students to take more academic courses
  • Encourage AP and IB courses
  • Fiscal
  • Low tuition state lowest in South
  • Financial constraints Save and plan
  • Social
  • Low parental student expectations
  • Student motivation Study, study, study
  • Let us know what we need to do and what we need
    to do better.

42
For more information . . . .
USGs web site http//www.usg.edu USG by the
NumbersUSG123 http//info.usg.edu/ USGs web
page focused on admissions at http//www.usg.edu
/ga-easy/ or call Associate Vice Chancellor
Tonya Lam USGs admissions policy and
procedures http//www.usg.edu/admin/acadaff/hand
book/section3/3.01.phtml or write or email . .
. Dr. Cathie Mayes Hudson Associate Vice
Chancellor for Strategic Research
Analysis Board of Regents of the University
System of Georgia 270 Washington Street,
SW Atlanta, Georgia 30334 Email
Cathie.Mayes.Hudson_at_usg.edu
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