With UC admissions up by more than 200% and Michigan’s admissions up nearly 600%, it’s not a good time to be a freshman at the University of Michigan.
The College Board, a group of leading U.S. universities, says there are a variety of reasons why students are dropping out of colleges and dropping out so quickly, but the most common is a lack of support.
The college admission market is changing.
It used to be that colleges needed to have a robust freshman class, with the hope that the new class would be more competitive in the admissions race.
Now, some colleges are turning to more selective colleges with strong freshman classes to help boost their bottom lines.
But some of these schools are offering scholarships and grants instead of tuition aid.
Many of these colleges are now accepting students from out-of-state.
UC and Muhanad are the most notable, because they both hold admission to admissions to the University and the College of Arts and Sciences.
Muhan, the state’s only public institution of higher education, will now accept students who have completed a minimum of 15 credits, including a minimum requirement of at least one course from the College.
U.S.-born, U.K.-raised and U.C. Berkeley students are also eligible to apply, but UC is asking for students from the UC system, with about 100 students in the incoming freshman class.
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