UNCG’s yield rate is above the average for the 266 American universities who reported data to U.S. News & World Report. And that figure is an indicator that students are coming here by choice.

According to U.S. News, the percentage of freshman applicants who decided to attend UNCG was 38.1 percent. That puts UNCG right up there with the likes of UC-Berkeley (38.8 percent), Vanderbilt (39.3 percent) and the University of Chicago (39.9 percent).

Yield rates were based on Fall 2011 enrollment data reported by the institutions. UNCG reported 6,418 accepted first-year students, 2,443 of whom enrolled.

Read the full U.S. News report.


By Michelle Hines