Leading Schools Announce Admission Numbers for Women

media-3Several of the nation’s leading colleges and universities have just released data on the students they admitted for the Class of 2017. Many of these schools had a record number of applicants and a record low acceptance rate. Some of the leading schools offered a breakdown on the gender of the students admitted to their Fall 2013 incoming classes.

• At Princeton University, there was an almost even mix of men and women. Women were 49.8 percent of all admitted students.

• Harvard University received more applications from men than from women. Women make up 46.6 percent of all students admitted.

• At Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, women are 50 percent of students accepted for admission.

• Cornell University reports that women are 51.6 percent of accepted students.

• Williams College, the highly rated liberal arts institution in western Massachusetts, accepted 597 women and 560 men. Thus, women are 51.6 percent of the students accepted for admission.

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