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    Applications Are Up At UC-Berkeley Haas, But Acceptance Rate Jumps, Too

    The UC-Berkeley Haas Class of 2022 is the largest the school has ever enrolled. Campus, however, remains closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. File photo For two years in 2016 and 2017, the acceptance rate at UC-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business was among the lowest of any B-school in the world. The Haas School’s 11.8{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} and 12{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} rates, respectively, put it in the rarefied company of Stanford GSB, Harvard Business School, and very few others in terms of selectivity. But beginning in 2018 and continuing last year — as all of the top 25 U.S. schools reached the nadir of a three-year decline in application volume — Berkeley Haas started to have to…

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