University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. On May 14, 1909, Science magazine published a piece by a Stanford mechanical engineer named Guido Hugo Marx with some interesting numbers. In 1870, Germany had one person per two thousand enrolled in one of its institutions of higher education, but by 1907, it was one per mil (.001). Comparatively, the US had one college student per seven hundred inhabitants in 1885, and one in every four hundred in 1905. More...