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I'm a Contrarian. Or maybe I'm not.
I'm a Contrarian. Or maybe I'm not.

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How have admit rates changed over time?
Parents, this one's for you. Things are different today, or so everyone says.  If you want to see how admit rates have changed over time at any four colleges, this is your chance.  Just follow the instructions and take a look to compare how things have chan...
How have admit rates changed over time?
How have admit rates changed over time?
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Early Decision and Early Action Advantage
There is a lot of talk about admission rates, especially at the most competitive colleges and universities, and even more talk, it seems, about how much of an advantage students get by applying early, via Early Decision (ED, which is binding) or Early Actio...
Early Decision and Early Action Advantage
Early Decision and Early Action Advantage
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Tuition at State Flagships
The College Board publishes good and interesting data about college tuition, including a great table of tuition at state flagship universities. (I realized while writing this that I don't know how a university is designated a state flagship.  Maybe someone ...
Tuition at State Flagships
Tuition at State Flagships
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College Board AP Data
The College Board recently released data on its AP Exams.  I've downloaded several workbooks already, and of the one I've dug into, I've only been able to get through two worksheets.  The data presentation is clunky (please, agencies, provide un-pivoted dat...
College Board AP Data
College Board AP Data
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How is College Enrollment in the US Changing?
College enrollment is down.  Or maybe it's up.  Or maybe it's both. When you read headlines, you don't get a lot of nuance. And in a country as big as ours, with such an incredible diversity of programs and widely divergent institutions, nuance is important...
How is College Enrollment in the US Changing?
How is College Enrollment in the US Changing?
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A Quick Look at the NACUBO Endowment Data
Each year NACUBO releases its study of endowment changes at about 800 colleges and universities in the US and Canada.  For this post, I'm including only those institutions in the US, and only those who reported two years of data to the survey, or about 787 ...
A Quick Look at the NACUBO Endowment Data
A Quick Look at the NACUBO Endowment Data
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National Trends in Applicants, Admits, and Enrolls, with Draw Rates
If you read this blog regularly, you'll know I'm interested in the concept of the Draw Rate, a figure seldom used in college admissions.  Many people, when thinking about market position in higher education use selectivity or admit rate (the percentage of a...
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Freshman Migration, 2010-2016
This is perhaps the most popular, as well as my personal favorite, post, and I'm sad that I can only do it once every two years (as the IPEDS reporting cycle only requires this data be reported bi-annually.) This shows patterns of freshman migration within ...
Freshman Migration, 2010-2016
Freshman Migration, 2010-2016
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Freshman Migration, 2010-2016
This is perhaps the most popular, as well as my personal favorite, post, and I'm sad that I can only do it once every two years (as the IPEDS reporting cycle only requires this data be reported bi-annually.) This shows patterns of freshman migration within ...
Freshman Migration, 2010-2016
Freshman Migration, 2010-2016
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How Many Colleges are There in America?
Seems like an easy question: There are 7,284 post-secondary options in the US. But everyone has a different definition of what they want when they ask for a count of colleges.  This should give you some clearer sense of the right answer for you. At top left...
How Many Colleges are There in America?
How Many Colleges are There in America?
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