Public colleges, universities trim acceptance rates: report
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Public colleges and universities are reportedly trimming acceptance rates.
With applications surging following the first years of the COVID-19 pandemic, top public schools are seeing rates once associated with Ivy League universities, the Hill reported on Wednesday.
Ivy League schools have also cut their admissions rates; the Harvard Crimson said Harvard College accepted 3.19% of applicants to the class of 2026.
The paper said it was the lowest rate in the school's history and down from 3.43% last year.
Applications rose by nearly 7%.
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On the East Coast, The Cavalier Daily reported that the University of Virginia admitted a record-low 19% of its applicants.