Report Indicates UNLV Is No ‘Safety School’

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For the second year in a row, UNLV has made the top 25 on the U.S. News and World Report list of schools with the highest percentage of accepted students who choose to enroll.

The measure is known in education circles as “yield.”

“Yield is an important indicator of what students think about their college choice. A high yield means that students greatly value being admitted to a school, while a low yield may mean that the school was considered a “safety” and may not have been those students’ first choice,” the publication wrote in releasing the data.

UNLV finished 12th, cracking the top 20 after coming in at 25th in 2011.

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