Admissions numbers 2023: So far, so good

From Inside Higher Ed: “As of Nov. 1, 727,047 distinct first-year applicants had applied to 841 returning member colleges of the Common App, an increase of 26 percent from 2019–20 (the last year when data were not affected by the pandemic). Total application volume rose 41 percent from 2019–20 (2,030,120) to 2022–23 (2,764,654). … There are notable increases so far in international applicants. Their rate of increase since 2019–20 (63 percent) more than tripled that of domestic applicants (20 percent). The top five home countries by applicant volume were China, India, Nigeria, Ghana and Canada.”

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