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Columbia Application Numbers Up 5% for the Class of 2017

By January 22, 2013

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It's January, and that means application deadlines for most of the country's most selective colleges and universities have passed, and application data for the Class of 2017 is starting to roll in.
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Columbia University saw its undergraduate applicant pool increase by 5% over last year. 33,460 students applied to Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, up from 31,818 for the Class of 2016. This year's numbers are not a record -- the Class of 2015 had nearly 35,000 applicants. Nevertheless, it's clearly going to be another extremely competitive year at the country's top universities.

To learn more about this year's applications to Columbia, read the article in the Columbia Spectator: CC and SEAS applications rise 5% for class of 2017

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