UVA Sets Early Action Application Record, Including Large Increases in Minority and First-Generation Applicants

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:00 -- mes3xg


The University of Virginia saw a record number of early action applications for the Class of 2023, including significant growth in applicants who are minorities or would be the first in their families to attend college. The deadline for early action applications was Nov. 1 According to preliminary data from the Office of Admission, the number of minority applicants increased by 24 percent, and the number of first-generation applicants increased by 18.6 percent. Included in the increase in minority applicants was a 32.5 percent rise in African-American applicants and a 21.9 percent bump in Hispanic applicants. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Whitelaw Reid)