Undergraduate admissions on target
Based on offers of admission for undergraduate programs, the Registrar’s Office expects Queen’s admission to meet targets set by University Senate.
“The deadline to respond is still a week away and the numbers indicate that we will meet our enrolment targets,” says Stuart Pinchin, Associate University Registrar, Undergraduate Admission.
Admission decisions for all applicants who had not already received a decision from the university were posted on SOLUS Friday, May 20. The common response date for applicants from Ontario high schools is June 2. Approximately 2,200 people have accepted offers so far, and just over 4,000 are expected to accept by next week’s deadline.
Applicants received either an offer of admission, an invitation to the waitlist or had their application denied. A select group of applicants were invited to remain on the waitlist in case space in their program becomes available after the June 2 deadline. More than one third have already accepted the invitation.
A short-term enrolment strategy, developed in 2010 for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 academic years, aims to maintain undergraduate enrolment at approximately 14,000 full-time students while growing both the number and proportion of graduate students compared to undergraduate students. In February, Senate adopted a recommendation to increase first year undergraduate enrolment by no more than 100 students this year.