US College Board
The College Board is an American organization founded as the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) in December 1899 to increase access to higher education. Though the College Board is not a college association, it runs an association of institutions that are members, including more than 6,000 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations.
In support of college preparation and as part of the college admissions process, the College Board establishes and administers standardized assessments and curricula used by K-12 and post-secondary education institutions. The College Board is headquartered in New York City.Jeremy Singer, who succeeded David Coleman in January 2019, is the current President of the College Board.
In addition to administering evaluations for which it charges fees, the College Board offers students, parents, colleges and universities with resources, tools and services in the areas of college preparation, recruiting and admissions, financial support and retention.It is funded in part by grants from various foundations, such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, up to 2009 .
The College Board is a not-for-profit, mission-driven organization that ties students to success and opportunity at college.
The College Board, established in 1900, was formed to increase access to higher education. Today, over 6,000 of the world's leading educational institutions make up the membership group and are committed to fostering excellence and equality in education.
The College Board helps more than seven million students each year to prepare for a successful transition to college through college readiness and college performance programs and services, including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. On behalf of teachers, educators and colleges, the association frequently represents the education community through research and advocacy.