Uncategorized | 10:16 pm | February 9, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Harvard will not increase class size

Harvard, like Yale, isn’t planning to open its gates to more students this spring, despite outsiders’ urgings. On Tuesday, Harvard Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons told the Harvard Crimson that the University has already reached its maximum class size, so the incoming freshman class will not likely be larger than the »

Uncategorized | 1:08 pm | January 20, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Yale sees 5 percent increase in applications for class of 2015

Yale’s application count for the class of 2015 is 27,230 right now, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel said. This is an approximate 5 percent increase from last year, when 25,869 student applied. Brenzel said he expects the admission rate will decline slightly, as the University received more applications but will be holding the number »

Uncategorized | 11:15 pm | January 19, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Princeton apps increase 3.3 percent

Princeton received 27,115 applications for next year’s freshman class, according to the Daily Princetonian. This is a 3.3 percent increase from the 26,247 applications Princeton received for the class of 2014. Princeton joins Brown in reporting a small increase in applicants, while Harvard, Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania all saw big jumps in applications »

Uncategorized | 10:30 am | January 19, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Brown sees application increase

Brown reported that almost 31,000 students applied to the University’s class of 2015, a 2.9 percent increase from the 30,136 applications it received last year, according to Businessweek. This is a smaller increase than other Ivy League schools that have released their application numbers saw this year — Harvard, Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania »

Uncategorized | 3:48 pm | January 15, 2011 | By Emily Wanger

Other schools see dramatic changes in app numbers

Though Yale has not yet released the number of applications it received this year, many of its peer institutions have — with dramatic changes from last year. Columbia saw the largest growth in application volume with 34,587 this year compared to last year’s 26,179 – a 32 percent increase. Columbia Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jessica »