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in 11 of the last 16 years, including the most recent seven, the [Penn State] admit rate was higher for out-of-state students than in-state students.
Data released in the audit showed that Pennsylvania resident enrollment at the flagship campus dropped from 76.5 percent in 1990 to 56.2 percent in 2015.
Yet oddly, people on CC focus on schools like PSU and UIUC while giving Cornell a free pass.
Can someone explain why that is to me?
So given that, if UIUC and PSU dramatically shrink the size of the student body that is in their public part so that they are as big as Cornell's public population while still taking the same amount of state funding (or at least as much state funding as Cornell does) and privatizing the rest, would people be happier?
I find the difference in reaction interesting.
In 2004, 72 percent of new freshmen here were Alabamians. By 2014, the share was 36 percent.