Education: Harvard Restricts

Like many another university, big, heterogeneous Harvard has reached a point at which she feels obliged to pick, choose and restrict her matriculants in kind and number. Last fortnight candidates for entrance next autumn received notice that the classes of 1930 to 1934 inclusive would be limited to 1,000, including transfer students and "repeaters." This meant a cut of 150 or so below this year's freshman class, definitely a cut but hardly immoderate. The hue and cry that arose was over the news that the...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!