Definition of need-blind in English:

need-blind

Syllabification: need-blind
Pronunciation: /ˈnēd ˌblīnd
 
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adjective

US
  • Of or denoting a college admissions policy in which applicants are judged solely on their merits, irrespective of their ability to pay for tuition.
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    • The university admitted last year's entering freshman class under a new need-blind admissions policy.
    • Wellesley also has a need-blind admissions policy - admissions decisions are independent of a student's financial need.
    • We are dismayed to learn of the President's consideration of abandoning the need-blind admissions policy.

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