Phi Beta Cons

Admit Rates at All-Time Low

So the Wall Street Journal reports. Harvard remains the most selective, with an admittance rate of 7.1%, down from 8.9% last year.

The increased selectivity is linked, the article speculates, to some schools’ decision to end early admittance programs, as a number of Ivies did last year.

Travis Kavulla is director of Energy and Environmental Policy at the R Street Institute. He is a former president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners who held elected office as a Montana public service commissioner for eight years. Before that, he was an associate editor for National Review.


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