Of course, some schools and programs are much more selective than others. These include the usual suspects, including programs within the Ivy League, which can have admission rates below 10 percent of students. Stanford and Harvard business programs, for example, admit about 7% and 11%, respectively. Medical schools like George Washington University and the Mayo Medical School admit around 2 percent of applicants. Technology programs, elite music programs and schools like Cooper Union are also very selective. READ MORE >>
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