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How many acceptances do schools usually hand out, total?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Septimusseverus, Jan 13, 2014.

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  1. Septimusseverus

    Septimusseverus 2+ Year Member

    Mar 31, 2013
    I'm interviewing at an OOS public school. It interviews about 75/1100 OOS and about 25 people from that list end up matriculating, according to last year's data. Since not all accepted OOSers will attend, I figure they'll give out more than 25 acceptances through the course of the application cycle. Should I expect that they'll hand out 1.5 times the number of seats? 2 times?
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2014
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    jeghaber 2+ Year Member

    Feb 25, 2013
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  4. darkjedi

    darkjedi how did this get here I am not good with computer 7+ Year Member

    Oct 14, 2009
    Generally about 40-60% of students wind up matriculating, meaning schools accept anywhere between 1.5 to 2.5 times the number of seats they have. The schools with the highest % yield (matriculants/acceptees) actually tend to be state schools with heavy in-state bias, followed by the higher tier schools.

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