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UA ranks first in enrollment of National Merit Scholars

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The University of Alabama ranks first among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars for 2012-2013.  There are 241 scholars in the fall 2012 freshman class.  The ranking also places UA fourth among all universities.  Only the University of Chicago, Harvard and the University of Southern California enrolled more National Merit Scholars last fall than UA.  The rankings are based on the National Merit Scholarship Corp's newly released 2011-2012 annual report.

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