Record 1 Million Applications for California State University and California Community College System Processed by XAP Corporation
CULVER CITY, CA – DECEMBER 10, 2010
XAP Corporation processed a record 1,012,126 electronic applications for the California State University and California Community College Systems during October and November 2010. Applications for California State University totaled 703,570 for the period, an increase of more than 25,000 from the previous year. California Community Colleges applications totaled 308,556 for the October and November period, an increase of 19% over the 2009 application season total. Record application volume of 107,620 was processed for both systems on November 30th alone, the last day before fall 2011 application deadlines.
“We are very pleased to help support the California State University and California Community College systems in meeting the record demand they are seeing from students this year,” said J. Michael Thompson, XAP’s CEO. “Both of these clients are at the leading edge of the technology curve when it comes to increasing college access, and our application processing system is at the heart of their efforts. We are glad to be their partner as they rise to meet the needs of an increasing number of California students.”
Nationally, XAP Corporation reported processing a record total of nearly 3.9 million applications for the year through the end of November. The company processed a total of 3.5 million applications during the same period last year.
“Meeting the President’s goal of becoming number one in degree attainment by 2020 means increasing access for all students,” added Thompson. “Our proven application processing system does this, and in combination with our National Application Center website can make it easier for anyone to apply to college regardless of where they live, or wish to go to school.”
XAP Corporation (www.xap.com) is the industry leader in college access and career success products. The company has developed and hosts 25 statewide and regional college access and career portals, works with 500 college and university application clients, and more than 25,000 schools and agencies across North America in helping students and adults reach their educational and career goals. XAP products are accessible to over 50% of the U.S. population through statewide and regional college access portals, school and district sites, and state and federal workforce centers.