Friday, January 20, 2012

Bloomberg - Duke University Admissions

"Duke University, which last year offered seats to 13 percent of applicants, may be the beneficiary of some competitors having admission rates in the single digits. Freshman applications to the school in Durham, North Carolina, increased by 6.2 percent to more than 31,000, according to Christoph Guttentag, dean of admissions. “While sports may have a nominal impact on applications at Duke, it says something about selective college admissions when a 13 percent admit rate looks more possible,” Guttentag said in an interview."

- Applications at Top Universities Retreat Amid 'Impossible' Odds, Bloomberg

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