29 March 2021

Villanova Admits 25 Percent of Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

villanova logoVillanova University announced today that it admitted 25 percent of applicants to the Class of 2025.  

A total of 24,399 applications were received this year.

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29 March 2021

Macalester Admits 31 Percent of Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

macalester logoMacalester College announced that it admitted 31 percent of applicants to the Class of 2025.  

In total, 9,049 applications were received for early decision, early action and regular decision.

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29 March 2021

Colleges Where Male Applicants Have an Edge

Posted in Your College List

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QUESTION: what happens when a college wants a balanced class but has to draw on a much smaller male applicant pool?

ANSWER: higher admission rates for guys!

We looked at several popular coed institutions and searched for places where there was a 15% or greater admission rate advantage for male applicants.  The result: an intriguing list of 21 schools to consider.

The majority of the schools on the list are liberal arts colleges, but you'll also be surprised to see names like Baylor, Pepperdine and the University of Miami.    

To help you categorize schools into likelies, targets and reaches, we've included admission rates, mid-50th percentile SAT and ACT scores.  We've also provided links to each school's website to help you explore fit.  

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29 March 2021

Colleges Where Female Applicants Have an Edge

Posted in Your College List, Class of 2026

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QUESTION: what happens when a college wants a balanced class but has a much smaller female applicant pool to draw on?

ANSWER: higher admission rates for females!

Like our previous post, we looked at several popular coed institutions and searched for places where there was a 15% or greater admission rate advantage, this time for women.  The result: a list of 46 schools for qualified applicants to consider.

The list is dominated by institutions strong in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), but you'll also find some unexpected names like Connecticut College and Kenyon College.    

To help you categorize schools into likelies, targets and reaches, we've included admission rates, mid-50th percentile SAT and ACT scores.  We've also provided links to each school's website to help you explore fit.  

Click on Continue Reading for the details. 

28 March 2021

Washington University in St. Louis Admits 4,374 Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

Wash U logoWashington University in St. Louis announced it admitted a total of 4,374 applicants to the Class of 2025.  

A total of 33,634 applications were submitted this year, up 20 percent year over year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 13 percent.  

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26 March 2021

Colby College Admits 1,279 Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

colby logoColby College announced today that it admitted 1,279 applicants to the Class of 2025.  

A total of 15,857 applications were received this year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 8 percent.    

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25 March 2021

Emory College Admits 6,892 Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

emory logoEmory University announced today it admitted 6,892 applicants to the Class of 2025.

A total of 33,780 applications were received, up 18 percent year over year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 20 percent.

A total of 4,343 were offered admission to Emory College and 4,278 were offered admission to Oxford College.  59 percent of applicants applied to both colleges.

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25 March 2021

University of Virginia Admits 9,875 Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

uva logoThe University of Virginia announced today that it admitted 9,875 applicants to the Class of 2025.  

A total of 48,011 applications were received this year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 21 percent.  The admission rate for residents was 28 percent vs out-of-state at 17 percent.

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24 March 2021

Swarthmore Admits 1,014 Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

Swarthmore College LogoSwarthmore announced today that it admitted 1,014 applicants to the Class of 2024.  

Over 13,000 applications were received this year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 8 percent.

Swarthmore anticipates an entering class size of 435 students.

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23 March 2021

Wellesley Admits 16 Percent of Applicants to Class of 2025

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Wellesley Logo 280 miniWellesley announced yesterday that it admitted 16 percent of applicants to the Class of 2024.  

A total of 7,920 applications were received, up 20 percent from the previous year.

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19 March 2021

University of Georgia Admits 15,350 Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

UGA logoThe University of Georgia admitted 13,131 applicants to the Class of 2024.

Over 39,400 applications were received, resulting in an overall admission rate of 39 percent.

 

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19 March 2021

Johns Hopkins Admits 1,652 Regular Decision Applicants to Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

johnshopkinslogoJohns Hopkins announced today that it admitted 1,652 applicants to the Class of 2025 under regular decision.  

A total of 33,236 regular decision applications were received, resulting in an regular decision admission rate of 5 percent.

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19 March 2021

Georgia Tech Admits 18 Percent of Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

gatech logoGeorgia Tech announced today that it admitted 18 percent of applicants to the Class of 2025.  

A total 45,350 applications were received, up 11 percent year over year.  

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18 March 2021

Mills College No Longer Enrolling First-Year Undergraduates After Fall 2021

Posted in Class of 2026

Mills College logoMills College announced yesterday that after Fall 2021, it will no longer accept new first-year undergraduate students.

Citing the economic impact of the pandemic, structural changes in higher education and declining enrollment, Mills will be transitioning away from a degree granting institution towards an institute able to sustain Mills' mission.

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14 March 2021

MIT Admits 1,340 Applicants to the Class of 2025

Posted in Class of 2025

mit logoThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced today that it admitted a total of 1,340 applicants to the Class of 2025.  

A total of 33,240 applications were submitted this year, up 66 percent year over year, resulting in an overall admission rate of 4 percent.  

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