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Results indicated that one in 10 Internet users have tried online dating sites.
According to Spira, about 25% of users are 30 years or younger, and there's no guarantee they're college grads.
Date My School is the only dating site that specifies the user's alma mater.
Some have compared it to Facebook -- pointing out that the social network was also open to only college students when it began.
But Alexa insists Date My School is not the next Facebook.
"We expanded in a similar manner that they did initially, but then they opened it up for everybody in the world," he said.
"We will never do that." Only students or alumni with an active university e-mail account can register on the site.
Improving your looks online In its first few months, Date My School was only offered to undergraduate and graduate students at 20 schools, including Columbia, New York University, Harvard University and MIT.
The site took off at a rapid pace, as 1,300 students at Columbia signed up in the first week.
This month, the site launched at 140 more schools nationwide, giving more college students the opportunity to meet their future husbands or wives.
Alexa and Meyer, both recent graduates of the Business School, came up with the idea after a girlfriend complained that there was not enough testosterone in the School of Social Work.
"The guys place the same priority on education and the same passion for their careers as I do," Hirner said.