This past Saturday MIT issued their admissions decisions. Here is the information from the blog of Matt McGann of MIT admissions.
“This year, we received 12,443 applications for freshman admission, a record number for us and a 9% increase over last year. We admitted 1533 students total (including the 390 from early action) for an overall admit rate of 12.3%, or fewer than one of every eight applicants. We offered 499 students a place on the waiting list.”
It doesn’t look like admissions 2007 will be any kinder for students considering the highly selective colleges. Fortunately, there are many colleges available that will provide an excellant education but with more reasonable admissions standards.
We will keep you advised as we learn about other colleges admissions decisions.