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05/16/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

MIT Acceptance Rate Falls To 9.7%

As MIT students celebrated π day this Sunday, 10,948 high school seniors waited nervously by their computers for the Class of 2014 admissions decisions.

Only 1,021, or 9.3 percent, of those students received offers of admissions. Including the early action admissions round on December 16, the overall acceptance rate for this year's admissions cycle is 9.7 percent.

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