"The University of New Hampshire’s flagship campus is joining more than 1,000 colleges nationwide that no longer require prospective students to submit standardized test scores when they apply.
Admissions officials believe high school GPAs and the other information included in college applications are better indicators of a student’s likely first-year success than SAT or ACT scores. They also hope that eliminating the standardized test requirement will increase the size and diversity of the school’s applicant pool.
Just under 20,000 people applied to become students at UNH for this upcoming academic year. A target class size of incoming freshmen is 3,000." …