Tag: Colorado

  • Colorado bans legacy admissions and makes testing optional for public colleges

    Colorado bans legacy admissions and makes testing optional for public colleges

    In May 2021 Colorado became the first state in the nation to ban legacy admissions for public colleges. Gov. Jared Polis believes this action will increase meritocracy in higher education. The bill says that “state-supported institutions of higher education shall not consider a legacy preference‚Ķ as eligible criteria for admission standards.”¬† The change will affect…