Updated February 12, 2021 12:20:22Harvard has posted a record 92.3% increase in the percentage of its students admitted to the university’s admission rate in 2018, a record for a U.S. university.
The figure represents the increase from the 95.7%-point mark reached in 2017.
This year’s admission rates have remained relatively flat at 95.4% and 95.6%.
Harvard posted a rise of 92.1% in the rate of the college’s most recent batch of incoming students.
The previous highest was 87.5%.
Harvey Mudd, the vice president for admission at Harvard, said that the college will continue to seek to recruit and retain more people with advanced degrees and graduate degrees to support the future of Harvard.
“Harvard is the largest, most dynamic and most innovative institution in America and our admissions and admission statistics demonstrate our commitment to the academic and life-long learning that our students and our alumni expect and deserve,” Mudd said.