Fewer than 6% admitted…and soon to cost $100k per year. Which college?

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Questions we explored this week:

  • This college accepts less than 6% of applicants… and is about to cost $100k a year to attend. Which one is it?
  • Like a merger, but not really: This college will give its endowment and campus to another college before shutting down. What’s happening?
  • Shh…your info is being sold. How do universities make themselves look better with lower acceptance rates?

November 8, 2019 — UChicago
According to the Hechinger Report’s analysis, by 2025, UChicago is projected to cost $100k a year… or $400k for a 4-year degree. It’d be the first institution to pass the ...

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