According to this month’s Space Availability Survey of institutions by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, St. Catherine University, the University of Minnesota – Duluth and University of Minnesota – Crookston still have room available for students this fall.
New York Times higher-ed writer Jacques Steinberg reminds readers:
In sharp contrast to the competitive admissions landscape at some colleges, hundreds of other universities struggle every year to fill their freshman classes. For some of those institutions, the sluggish economy has only added to the challenge of completing the freshman class.
That means that those high school seniors unhappy with their college choices, or beginning their college search late in the academic year, could still end up somewhere terrific that may not yet be on their radar.
This year’s tally features 279 four-year colleges, up from 240 last year, but by no means a record.