How much does legacy help at Notre Dame?
The University of Notre Dame leads top U.S. schools in admitting the most children of alumni — 22 percent by latest count. That’s among universities with the 25 biggest endowments as tracked by Bloomberg. Among those outside the top 25, Baylor University in Waco, Texas, led the league in legacies with 32 percent.
Does Brown care about legacy?
Brown University is among the institutions that considers legacy status, and recent articles have drawn attention to other advantages that legacy applicants and wealthy applicants have had or continue to enjoy.
Do aunts and uncles count as legacy?
A legacy is someone who is related to an alumnus of a school—usually a child of a graduate. More distant relations (such as aunts, uncles, and cousins) rarely count. Basically, if one or both of your parents graduated from a school, you would be considered a legacy there.
Are aunts and uncles immediate family?
Yes, your aunt is considered an immediate family member. Immediate family is defined by our Bereavement Policy as “the employee’s spouse, domestic partner, legal guardian, son, daughter, mother, father, sister, brother, grandparents, aunt, uncle, niece and nephew, and in-laws of the same categories.”
Does being a legacy matter?
Stats on legacy admissions A study of thirty elite colleges, found that primary legacy students are an astonishing 45% more likely to get into a highly selective college or university than a non-legacy. Secondary legacies receive a lesser pick-me-up of 13%.