ACAC Evaluation and Success

Annual American College Application Campaign® Survey

Data from the 2021 American College Application Campaign, as reported by ACAC states on the 2021 annual survey, indicate that:

  • Nearly 5,170 high schools hosted a College Application Campaign event nationally.
  • More than 222,600 seniors submitted at least one college application during 2021 College Application Campaign events.
  • Roughly 460,600 college applications were submitted during 2021 College Application Campaign events.

Because not all data are reported, we know these results are conservative. To date, over 3.9 million students have been served by ACAC and 6.4 million applications submitted since the inception in 2005.

2014 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 4162. 2015 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 4847. 2016 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 5727. 2017 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 6270. 2018 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 7192. 2019 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 7289. 2020 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 5679. 2021 ACAC Data: Participating High schools- 5165.
2014 ACAC Data: Participating students- 267608, Applications submitted- 414223. 2015 ACAC Data: Participating students- 354810, Applications submitted- 569902. 2016 ACAC Data: Participating students- 440852, Applications submitted- 744090. 2017 ACAC Data: Participating students- 500864, Applications submitted- 836427. 2018 ACAC Data: Participating students- 592686, Applications submitted- 872575. 2019 ACAC Data: Participating students- 763402, Applications submitted- 1234011. 2020 ACAC Data: Participating students- 363182, Applications submitted- 627467. 2021 ACAC Data: Participating students- 222668, Applications submitted- 460665.
For information regarding each state’s implementation of the Campaign, please click on a state below and you will be taken to their ACAC State Profile Page.

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