- Princeton University announced that it accepted a record-low 7.29% of its applicants for its incoming class of freshman.
- 26,498 potential students reportedly applied to the Ivy League school, and 1,931 of them got in.
- Last year also set a record low for the school when it accepted 7.86% of applicants.
From the article:
"... 'We have admitted students who have distinguished themselves with outstanding academic accomplishments and impressive experiences outside the classroom,' dean of admission Janet Lavin Rapelye said. ..."