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I think this is the list most colleges want to be on.
no major large public. Very surprising.
I am usually not an Ivy cheerleader, but any of them would crush most of those schools in yield, freshman retention, and graduation rate.
A school's yield, freshman retention, and graduation rate do not tell the whole story about whether its students are happy.
These rates look pretty close to me.
Only two Ivies, and no major large public. Very surprising.
Logic Warrior wrote:
Top schools will have higher retention rates since there is pressure (parents, future salary) to stay at a top school even if you don't like it.
You can throw out retention rate as a measure for happiest students now.