By The Numbers (Aug. 24)
August 26, 2007
The number of liberals for every conservative in the Class of 2011, based on self-identification on Facebook.
p. **70 percent**
The average acceptance rate at four-year colleges across the nation. The College’s acceptance rate this year was 34 percent.
p. **2 percent**
The number of students nationally who applied to more than 10 colleges.
The number of courses offered in the Wren Building this fall.
p. **78 percent**
The proportion of history, government and philosophy classes with no openings left. Thirty-two percent of all classes at the College are full.
p. **39 percent**
The proportion of fatal crashes that involved alcohol. Seventy-six percent of fatal crashes occurring from midnight to 3 a.m. involved alcohol.