BYU ranked most popular school in nation

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PROVO -- Brigham Young University nudged past Harvard University for the title of most popular school.

U.S. News & World Report bestowed the title on BYU last week, basing its decision on the number of students accepted to the school who actually choose to attend.

Each year, 78 percent of those accepted to BYU actually end up going to school there. Harvard came in second with 76 percent.

The University of Utah ranked No. 17 with 51 percent.

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