Jul 13, 2016
College Choice Report: Class of 2015
The College Choice Report is an annual report that follows an ACT-tested high school graduating class from high school to the first year of college. It addresses student characteristics, preferences, college search behaviors, and enrollment patterns to assist enrollment managers, admissions personnel, and other college administrators with student recruitment, enrollment, and persistence.
College Choice Report
Class of 2015
The 2015 College Choice Report reflects college preference and fall 2015 enrollment patterns for 2015 US graduates who took the ACT® test. This College Choice Report, along with its accompanying interactive online charts, permits investigation of varied facets of student college preference and enrollment from a variety of perspectives for an increasingly diverse group of students.
- DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT [ PDF | 822.6KB ]
Class of 2014
The report for the graduating class of 2014 focuses on testing behaviors that may expand college opportunities available to students and the relative influence of these behaviors on college enrollment, persistence, and transfer.
Choice of College Majors
Class of 2013
The report for the graduating class of 2013 focuses on the students’ choice and certainty of a college major or program of study, the consistency of their planned and declared major, and their persistence within their declared major.
- Part 1: Preferences and Prospects [ PDF | 843.1KB ]
- Part 2: Enrollment Patterns [ PDF | 1.6MB ]
- Part 3: Persistence and Transfer [ PDF | 686KB ]
- Tool: How do students move between planned and declared majors?
Class of 2012
The report for the graduating class of 2012 focuses on the students’ preferences for the type and location of colleges that they are considering and the relationships between these preferences and eventual enrollment, persistence, and transfer.
- Part 1: Preferences and Prospects [ PDF | 6.1MB ]
- Part 2: Enrollment Patterns [ PDF | 6.3MB ]
- Part 3: Persistence and Transfer [ PDF | 1.2MB ]