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Cornell University early applications have shot up 78% over the past decade

Cornell University released the early decision results for the class of 2021.

Applications at the school were up 10% from the previous year, with 5,384 applicants, a record number for the Ithaca, New York-based Ivy League school, The Cornell Daily Sun reported.

Of those applicants, 25.6% gained acceptances, versus 27.4% last year. The number of early applicants has increased significantly, up 78% over the past decade.

Of the nearly 26% accepted student, 23.3% were legacy students (children of Cornell alums) and 13.4% were athletes, The Sun reported.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com