Notre Dame and Baylor admit more legacies than Harvard and Yale
March 22, 2019

From Bloomberg:

The University of Notre Dame leads top U.S. schools in admitting the most children of alumni – 22% 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%.

Schools slice the data differently. Most call students with alumni family members "legacies.'' Yale University refers to "legacy affiliation.'' It said 11% of its Class of 2022 falls into that category. Fourteen percent of Princeton University's student body are children of alums. The University of Southern California calls them "scions'' – applicants with a parent, grandparent or sibling who graduated from USC. They represent 16% of the USC student body.

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