WLWT: UC extends waiving SAT, ACT requirements

Local news outlets report on this change that will allow equitable access to higher education

UC is waiving SAT and ACT tests for 2023 and 2024 college applicants, according to reports by WLWT, Channel 5, and Fox19.

The new policy increases equitable access to higher education and helps ease stress on high schoolers that apply.

“This is the direction we are going in as a nation,” says Jack Miner, UC’s vice provost for enrollment management. 

Miner says research indicates universities that have implemented test-optional policies in recent years are not seeing an academic slide, and those same universities are gaining a more diverse student body. This is also the case at UC, which has seen a record increase in diversity for all populations as well as first-generation students. 

Read more about the test-optional policy.

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