ERIC Number: EJ389146
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
How Selective Are Selective Private Colleges?
Lewis, Gary M.
Research in Higher Education, v29 n4 p319-42 Dec 1988
The demographic technique of direct standardization was used to assess the selectivity of selective private colleges. Results showed selectivity rankings varied greatly according to whether crude or adjusted acceptance rates were used. Adjusted rates reduced comparison problems for colleges with variable-quality applicant pools. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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