Late last week, many colleges and universities released their last rounds of admissions decisions. At many of the country’s most exclusive schools, acceptance rates were lower, although only by a fraction.
This time of year it’s important to remember that when it comes to receiving a quality undergraduate education, it often matters more what you do in college than where you go.
A selection of 2013 admission rates for Ivy League Schools
Stanford University, 38,828 applications; 2,210 students accepted; admission rate of 5.69%
Harvard University, 35,023 applications; 2,029 students accepted; admission rate of 5.79%
Yale University, 29,610 applications; 1,991 students accepted; admission rate of 6.72%
Columbia University, 33,531 applications; 2,311 students accepted; admission rate of 6.89%
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