Herndon, VA (PRWEB) March 22, 2006
The Common Application, Inc., is pleased to announce the admission of 23 new colleges and universities (two of which are public institutions) to the Common Application membership association for next year. This ties the record set last year for the largest single-year member increase. Next year the consortium will have exactly 300 members; 14 of those are public institutions. With the addition of schools from Nebraska and West Virginia, 41 states – as well as the District of Columbia and Qatar – are now represented.
The new members are: Bay Path College (Massachusetts), Belmont University (Tennessee), Bethany College (West Virginia), Burlington College (Vermont), California Institute of Technology, Catholic University (D.C.), Champlain College (Vermont), Creighton University (Nebraska), Doane College (Nebraska), Drexel University (Pennsylvania), Geneseo College (SUNY) (Public), Green Mountain College (Vermont), Hillsdale College (Michigan), Lawrence Technical University (Michigan), Marist College (New York), Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Public), Nichols College (Massachusetts), Northwestern University (Illinois), University of Pennsylvania, Sacred Heart University (Connecticut), Seton Hall University (New Jersey), Siena College (New York).
The Common Application is a not-for-profit organization that serves students and member institutions by providing an admission application – online and in print – that students may submit to any of its 300 members. Membership is limited to colleges and universities that evaluate students using a holistic selection process. Since its founding 30 years ago, the Common Application has been committed to maintaining a reliable service while promoting equity, access, and integrity in the college application process. For more information, see http://www.commonapp.org.
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