Goizueta Spared in Emory University Data Scandal

In a statement released Aug. 17, administrators at Atlanta’s Emory University revealed that the school had intentionally misreported undergraduate admissions data to various external organizations, including publications that rank colleges and universities. A three-month investigation revealed that Emory College’s Office of Admissions and the university’s Office of Institutional Research have reported admitted students’ SAT and ACT scores as enrolled student’s scores since about 2000, which inflated the average, median, and range. In addition, the report showed that administrators also overstated class rankings.

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