Admission Chats: Four Year Colleges

Welcome to our Project Success Admissions Chats! All of the chats featured on this page are with 4-year colleges and universities. They are sorted by state, and then alphabetically. If you’d like, you can jump to a location that interests you:

Georgia | Minnesota | Illinois (Chicago Area) | Tennessee | Washington, D.C. | Wisconsin

Georgia

Project Success & Morehouse College Admissions Chat
Recorded May 29, 2020

Morehouse College is a 4-year private historically black men’s college located in Atlanta, Georgia established in 1867. They enroll just over 2,000 students and offer 33 majors across seven academic divisions. According to the National Science Foundation, Morehouse is the nation’s top producer of black males who continue their education and receive doctorates.

Morehouse College Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
Michael Gumm
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment
michael.gumm@morehouse.edu
(844) 512-6672

Minnesota

Project Success & Augsburg University Admissions Chat
Recorded May 14, 2020

Augsburg University is a private college located in Minneapolis. Their enrollment is just over 3,000 students, with 53% students of color and 37% first-generation students. They have more than 50 majors and minors to pick from and 12 graduate programs. Augsburg is now one of the most accessible campuses in the region and the most diverse private college in Minnesota.

Augsburg University Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
Josh Cleveland
Assistant Director of Admissions, Campus Experience
owensj2@augsburg.edu 
(612) 330-1585

 

 

Project Success & Concordia College Admissions Chat
Recorded April 20, 2020

Concordia College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Moorhead, MN about 3.5 hours Northwest of Minneapolis. Concordia enrolls just over 2,000 students and offers more than 120 areas of study including 12 preprofessional programs. Students who attend Concordia are called the Cobbers and have strong Cobber traditions like the Cobber ring, Corn Feeds, and Corn-Stock.  

Concordia College Resources

Contact
Sunet Rubalcava
Senior Admission Representative Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment
srubalca@cord.edu
(218) 299-4919

Project Success & Hamline University Admissions Chat
Recorded May 29, 2020

Hamline was the first University in Minnesota in 1880. They enroll 3,361 students and 50+ undergraduates, 12 master’s programs and 2 doctorate programs. 100% of students participate in internships, field-based research, apprentice teaching or service learning.

Hamline University Resources

Contact
T.Corbin Conliffe,
Admissions Counselor
tconliffe01@hamline.edu
(651) 523-2793

Project Success & Minneapolis College of Art and Design – MCAD Admissions Chat
Recorded April 20, 2020

MCAD is a private, nonprofit four-year and postgraduate college located in Minneapolis right next to the Minneapolis Institute of Art. MCAD’s student body includes more than 800 students from 45 states and 15 countries. Of these, 50% are enrolled in Design, 38% in Media Arts, 10% in Fine Arts, and the remaining 2% in MCAD’s new Arts Entrepreneurship Department.

MCAD Resources

Contact
Jessica Brosvik
Assistant Director, Events
jbrosvik@mcad.edu
(612) 874-3554

Project Success & Minnesota State University, Mankato Admissions Chat
Recorded May 5, 2020

MN State University Mankato is approximately 85 miles southwest of the Twin Cities. They enroll over 14,000 students and offer 130+ undergraduate programs, 13 pre-professional programs, and 90+ graduate programs. In sports, Mankato has finished in the top 25 in the country for 17 consecutive years.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
Benjamin Thao
Recruitment & Retention Advisor
benjamin.thao@mnsu.edu
(507) 389-5594

Project Success & Rochester Institute of Technology: National Technical Institute for the Deaf Admissions Chat
Recorded May 29, 2020

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one of the nine colleges of Rochester Institute of Technology and is home to the world’s most accessible, first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. There are 1,100+ deaf and hard-of-hearing students from around the world that live, study and work alongside 18,000 hearing students on the mainstream RIT campus. They offer associates, bachelors, masters, and Ph.D.s with over 90 undergraduate majors and 70+ graduate programs to pick from.

National Technical Institute for the Deaf Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
Rick Postl
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Rick.Postl@rit.edu
(585) 475-2411

Illinois (Chicago Area)

Project Success & Columbia Admissions Chat
Recorded March 26, 2020

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Cultural Mile, Columbia College Chicago is a private, nonprofit college offering a distinctive curriculum that blends creative and media arts, liberal arts, and business for nearly 7,000 students in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Columbia has more than 96,000 alumni, making this university’s network among the largest of any arts and media college in the world.

Columbia College Resources

Contact
Gemini Wadley
Assist Dir Regional Admissions at Columbia College
Gemini@colum.edu
(312) 369.7083

Project Success & DePaul University Chat
Recorded March 26, 2020

DePaul University is the 13th-largest private, not-for-profit university in the nation. As well as the largest Catholic institution and the largest institution in the country with a primary focus on teaching and service. Located in the Lincoln Park and Loop neighborhoods of Chicago, DePaul University enrolls over 22,000 students and has 300+ undergraduate majors and graduate programs. One in three freshman students are first-generation college students. You do not have to be Catholic to attend.

DePaul University Resources

Contact
Gracie Covarrubias
Admissions Counselor at DePaul University
GCOVARR1@depaul.edu 
(773) 325.8333

Project Success & Loyola Admissions Chat
Recorded March 26, 2020

Loyola University Chicago is a private university founded in 1870 with a main campus along the shores of Lake Michigan just north of downtown Chicago. LUC enrolls over 17,000 students and has 80+ majors and 80+ minors plus over 140 graduate and professional programs. The liberal arts education at Loyola stresses the importance of cura personalis, which translates to “care for the whole person.”

Loyola University Chicago Resources

Contact
Sujith Sajan
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission at Loyola University Chicago
ssajan@luc.edu
(773) 508-6056

Project Success & Northwestern Athletics Chat
Recorded March 26, 2020

Northwestern University is a private research university located along Lake Michigan in Evanston, just outside of Chicago. This college enrolls over 21,000 students, has 90+ undergraduate majors, and 10 graduate schools. Northwestern is a founding member of the Big 10 conference and has 19 intercollegiate athletic teams.

Project Success & Roosevelt University Chat
Recorded March 26, 2020

Roosevelt University is a private college that has a 32-story vertical building as its main campus in downtown Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. This college enrolls 8,000 students. 30% of which are first-generation and 45% are students of color. Roosevelt offers 64 undergraduate and 38 minors, as well as 54 graduate programs and 3 doctoral programs. Roosevelt’s dedication to “the enlightenment of the human spirit” shines brightest in their commitment to social justice.

Roosevelt University Resources

Contact
Max Siegrist
Freshman Admission Counselor at Roosevelt University
msiegrist01@roosevelt.edu
(312) 909.6374

 

Project Success & University of Illinois at Chicago Chat
Recorded March 26, 2020

The University of Illinois at Chicago is the largest public university in Chicago with 16 colleges enrolling over 33,000 students. They have 86 undergraduates, 111 Master’s programs and 66 Doctorate programs. UIC is among the top five most diverse campuses in the nation and is a national leader among urban, public higher education institutions.

University of Illinois at Chicago Resources

Contact
Mayra S. Lagunas
Associate Director at the Office of Admissions at the University of Illinois at Chicago
mlaguna2@uic.edu
(312) 996.6305

Project Success & University of Illinois at Chicago Student Panel
Recorded May 14, 2020

The University of Illinois at Chicago is the largest public university in Chicago with 16 colleges enrolling over 33,000 students. They have 86 undergraduates, 111 Master’s programs and 66 Doctorate programs. UIC is among the top five most diverse campuses in the nation and is a national leader among urban, public higher education institutions.

University of Illinois at Chicago Resources

Contact
Mayra S. Lagunas
Associate Director at the Office of Admissions at the University of Illinois at Chicago
mlaguna2@uic.edu
(312) 996.6305

Tennessee

Project Success & Fisk University Admissions Chat
Recorded May 29, 2020

Fisk University is a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee. They enroll just over 900 students and offer more than 20+ undergraduate and graduate programs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Clinical Psychology with a bridge Masters to Ph.D. programs through a partnership with Vanderbilt University. Fisk University has a strong record of academic excellence: it has graduated more African Americans who go on to earn PhDs in the natural sciences than any other institution.

Fisk University Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
Shawneis Jones
Admission Counselor
sjones@fisk.edu
(615) 329-8815

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Washington, D.C.

Project Success & Howard University Admissions Chat
Recorded May 5, 2020

Howard University is located in Washington, D.C. It is a private historically black university that offers undergraduate, graduate, doctorate and professional programs. Howard University is known for being a research university, a leader in STEM, and of national standing in their social work, business and communication sciences and disorders programs. For more information, check out Howard University Admissions Presentation video!

Howard University Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
Ms. Tammy I. McCants
Associate Director, Office of Admission
TMccants@Howard.edu
(202) 806-2714

 

 

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Wisconsin

Project Success & University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire Admissions Chat
Recorded May 29, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is located about 1.5 hours from Minneapolis in Wisconsin. They enroll just over 10,000 students and offer 115 major and minors with several graduate programs. They are consistently rated among the top 10 public Midwestern universities

 

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
Jose Quintana
Outreach Coordinator
QUINTAJO@uwec.edu
(715) 836-2678

Project Success & University of Wisconsin River Falls Admissions Chat
Recorded May 14, 2020

UW River Falls is located about 40 minutes east of the twin cities in River Falls, Wisconsin in the St. Croix Valley. They enroll just over 6,000 students and its nearly a 50/50 split of Wisconsin & Minnesota students. They have 70+ areas of study and their top five programs are in Animal Science, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Biology, and Psychology.

University of Wisconsin River Falls Admissions Chat Resources

Contact
David Toles
Admissions Counselor and Multicultural Outreach
david.toles@uwrf.edu
(715) 425-3500