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Class of 2016 Admissions Statistics

 

 

2016 Admissions Statistics

 

 

Harvard

Harvard admitted a record low 5.9 percent to the Class of 2016.

 

1,260 students were admitted regular decision, while 772 were admitted early. The admit rate for regular decision was 3.8 percent.

10.2 percent of the admits are African American. 11.2 percent of the admits are Latino. 10 percent of the admits are international students.

 

 

U Penn

Penn admitted 12.3 percent of its applicants to the Class of 2016. 3,846 students were admitted. 2,017 students were waitlisted. Penn expects to have a class of 2,420 students.

 

The average SAT score of the admitted students was 2185.

 

 

Yale

Yale admitted 6.8 percent of its applicants to the Class of 2016, compared to 7.35 percent the previous year. 28,975 students applied. 1,975 students were admitted. 1,001 students were waitlisted.

 

 

Princeton

Princeton admitted 7.86 percent of its applicants to the Class of 2016, compared to 8.39 percent the previous year. 26,664 students applied. 2,095 students were admitted. 1,472 students were waitlisted. The early admit rate was 21.09 percent, while the regular admit rate was 5.9 percent.

 

12.2 percent of the admits are international students, compared to 10.3 percent the previous year. 9.5 percent of the admits are legacies.

 

 

Cornell

Cornell admitted a record low 16.2 percent to the Class of 2016, compared to 18.0 percent the previous year. 37,812 students applied. 4,943 students were admitted regular. 1,180 students were admitted early. 3,120 students were waitlisted.

 

The median SAT scores of the admitted students were 710 Critical Reading and 740 Math.

 

 

Columbia

Columbia Admits 6.9 Percent

 

ColumbiaColumbia admitted 7.4 percent of its applicants to the Class of 2016, compared to 6.9 percent the previous year. 31,818 students applied. 2,363 students were admitted. Columbia expects to have a class of 1,391 students.

 

 

Brown

Brown admitted 9.6 percent of its applicants to the Class of 2016, compared to 8.7 percent the previous year. 28,742 students applied. 2,760 students were admitted.

 

47 percent of the admits are valedictorians or salutatorians.

 

 

Dartmouth

Dartmouth Dartmouth admitted a record low 9.4 percent to the Class of 2016, compared to 9.7 percent the previous year. 23,110 students applied. 2,180 students were admitted.

 

9.3 percent of the admits are international students. 48 percent of the admits are valedictorians. 12.7 percent of the admits are salutatorians.

 

 

Stanford

Stanford admitted a record low 6.6 percent to the Class of 2016, compared to 7.1 percent the previous year. 36,631 students applied. 755 students were admitted early. 1,672 students were admitted regular. 789 students were waitlisted.

 

8.9 percent of the admits are international students.

 

 

MIT

MIT admitted a record low 8.9 percent to its Class of 2016. 18,109 students applied. 1,620 students were admitted.

9 percent of the admits are African American. 31 percent of the admits are Asian American. 35 percent of the admits are Caucasian. 14 percent of the admits are Hispanic. 1 percent of the admits are Native American. 9 percent of the admits are international students.

The mean/median SAT scores of the admitted students were 716/730 Critical Reading and 764/780 Math.

 

MIT's yield this year is 70 percent, compared to 65 percent the previous year.