Cornell University early applications have shot up 78% over the past decade
|12/14/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Cornell University released the early decision results for the class of 2021.
Applications at the school were up 10% from the previous year, with 5,384 applicants, a record number for the Ithaca, New York-based Ivy League school, The Cornell Daily Sun reported.
Of those applicants, 25.6% gained acceptances, versus 27.4% last year. The number of early applicants has increased significantly, up 78% over the past decade.
Of the nearly 26% accepted student, 23.3% were legacy students (children of Cornell alums) and 13.4% were athletes, The Sun reported.
Cornell is an early decision school, which means students must go there if they get accepted. read more >>>