open admissions


noun Education.

a policy of admitting applicants to an institution, especially a university, regardless of previous academic record or grades.

Nearby words

  1. opechancanough,
  2. opelika,
  3. opelousas,
  4. open,
  5. open account,
  6. open adoption,
  7. open air,
  8. open and aboveboard,
  9. open and shut,
  10. open bar

Origin of open admissions

First recorded in 1965–70

Also called open access, open enrollment.

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