open admissions

noun Education.
a policy of admitting applicants to an institution, especially a university, regardless of previous academic record or grades.
Also called open access, open enrollment.

1965–70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Quite simply, more recruited athletes means less open admissions spots.
The whole idea of open admissions has run its course.
Raising academic standards was seen as masking retrenchment of open admissions
  under a veneer of educational quality.
Regional faculties of education are encouraged to select better qualified
  applicants and not practice open admissions.
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