Legacy and Race Preferences at Harvard

Figures based on Arcidiacono 2019, "Legacy and Athlete Preferences at Harvard". Their tables and regressions were derived from data released during SFFA v. Harvard.

Applicant Factors Regression

Effect sizes of race and privilege modifiers on chance of acceptance. Multiple models were provided, with similar coefficients.

Academics and Race

Acceptance rate by "academic index" (mostly SAT plus high school GPA and/or class rank), combining legacy and non-legacy admits.

Academics, Race, and Privilege Status

Acceptance rates for blacks and whites by academic index, separated by privilege category, athletics excluded.

Blacks by White Rate

Application of white acceptance rates to black applicants of the same academic decile.