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  • How the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Affirmative Action is Altering Admissions

    The Supreme Court of the United States has issued a landmark ruling: colleges may no longer consider race when deciding whether or not to admit students.

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  • Ivy League Profile: Yale University

    Yale University, one of the most prestigious and selective colleges in the United States, calls the city of New Haven, Connecticut, home. Founded in 1701, Yale has 6,494 undergraduate students, 10% of which are international, who are enrolled at Yale College. Yale is internationally recognized and thus highly competitive: as of the fall of 2021, […]

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  • Ivy League Profile: University of Pennsylvania

    The University of Pennsylvania was America’s first university, having been founded in 1740 in Philadelphia. Now with an enrollment of 10,412 full-time undergraduate students, it offers a 6:1 student to faculty ratio. As reported by the school, UPenn “received 54,588 applications for admission to the Class of 2026. Of those applicants, 3,549, or 6 percent, […]

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  • Ivy League Profile: Princeton University

    Princeton University, part of the Ivy League and located in Princeton, New Jersey, was originally founded as the College of New Jersey in 1746, making it the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Known for being exceptionally competitive, Princeton’s historical acceptance rate has hovered around 5-6% in recent years, but the school […]

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  • Ivy League Profile: Harvard University

    Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts and founded in 1636, is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States – and one of the most prestigious. Harvard College, the undergraduate community within Harvard University, boasts a 7:1 student to faculty ration and a 98% graduation rate. The school is known for being exceptionally […]

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  • Ivy League Profile: Dartmouth College

    Located in Hanover, New Hampshire and founded in 1769, Dartmouth College is a member of the Ivy League and one of the world’s greatest academic institutions. The school offers over 40 academic departments and programs and has a 7:1 student to faculty ratio. Dartmouth allows undergraduate students to “explore the arts and sciences” before declaring […]

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  • Ivy League Profile: Cornell University

    Ivy League school Cornell University was founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, hence its name. With its main campus in Ithaca, New York, sprawled across 23,000 acres, Cornell has 15,735 undergrad students (as of fall 2022). Undergraduates hail from 50 states and 120 nations, and 45% come from multicultural backgrounds. Undergrads […]

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  • Ivy League Profile: Columbia University

    Columbia University, located in the City of New York, is a renowned Ivy League college. The beautiful Manhattan-based campus has been a place of academic learning and intellectual curiosity since its creation in 1754. The university offers over 100 programs of study and a 6:1 student to faculty ratio. There are currently 6,700 undergraduates enrolled […]

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  • Ivy League Profile: Brown University

    Nestled in Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University has offered a space for students and faculty to collaborate “to address the defining challenges of a complex and changing world” for the past two and a half centuries. A leading Ivy League research university, Brown has six libraries and a 6:1 student to […]

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  • Lowest Ever Acceptance Rates Show Ivy League is Growing More Competitive

    Schools in the Ivy League have publicly reported their application and acceptance statistics for the class of 2026. The data reveals that the Ivy League is becoming more competitive than ever.

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