Admission offered to 11.9 percent of all applicants

April 1, 2004 4:42 p.m.

Princeton University has offered admission to 1,631 students, 11.9 percent of the 13,690 applicants for the class of 2008, Dean of Admission Janet L. Rapelye announced Thursday, April 1.

Acceptance letters were mailed to 1,050 students who applied through the regular decision process. Another 581 students who applied for early decision were admitted in December. The University is expecting approximately 1,175 students for the class of 2008.

"We are particularly delighted with the strength of the admitted students, and we look forward to greeting them on campus this month," Rapelye said. "The admitted students have superb leadership and personal qualities, and possess talents and achievements in areas such as dance, theater, music, athletics, art, politics, debate and community service."

More details are available in a news release.

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