Varsity athletes, admissions and enrollment at top colleges

June 14, 2019 | The Washington Post

Athletics plays a powerful role in admissions and enrollment at many prominent colleges and universities.

The Washington Post surveyed more than 75 highly ranked research universities and liberal arts colleges about their athletic recruiting and admissions. It also examined a U.S. Education Department database that tracks men’s and women’s varsity athletes in intercollegiate sports.

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