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Class of 2017 Admissions Statistics

 

 

 

Harvard

 

Harvard accepted a record low of 5.8 percent to the class of 2017.  2,029 applicants out of a total of 35,023 applicants were admitted.  1,134 were admitted during the regular application process, while 895 were admitted early.  The early admit rate was 18 percent.

 

Yale

 

Yale accepted 1,991 applicants out of a total of 29,610 to the class of 2017, for a record low admit rate of 6.72 percent.   1,001 applicants were placed on the waitlist.

 

649 applicants were accepted early.  The admit rate was 14.4 percent, compared to 15.7 the previous year.  4,520 students applied early, compared to 4,323 the previous year.  2,529 early applicants were deferred, and 1,302 were denied admission.

 

Princeton

 

Princeton accepted 1,931 applicants out of a total of 26,498 to the class of 2017.  This represents an overall admit rate of 7.29 percent.  The regular admission admit rate, 5.44 percent, fell from 5.9 percent the previous year.  The early admit rate, 18.3 percent, fell from 21.1 percent the previous year.  1,395 applicants were placed on the waitlist.

 

Princeton received 3,810 early applications, compared to 3,443 the previous year, an increase of 10.7 percent.  679 applicants were offered early admission. Of the remaining early applicants, 2,777 were deferred to the regular admission applicant pool.

 

Columbia

 

Columbia accepted 2,311 applicants out of a total of 33,531, for a record low admit rate of 6.89 percent.

 

Columbia received 3,126 early decision applications for the class of 2017, an increase of 1.3 percent compared to 3,086 last year.

The number of overall applications to Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science for the class of 2017 increased 5 percent to 33,531, compared to 31,818 the previous year.

 

Cornell

 

Cornell accepted 6,026 out of 40,006 applicants, for an admit rate of 15.2 percent.  Cornell saw an increase in total applications of 5.8 percent over the previous year when 37,812 applications were received.  3,142 applicants were placed on the waitlist.

 

Dartmouth

 

Dartmouth admitted 2,252 applicants out of a total of 22,400 for an admit rate of 10 percent.  This represents a slight increase compared to the 9.4 admit rate the previous year.  The mean SAT score of the admits was 2219 - 737 in critical reading, 741 in math and 741 in writing. 

 

Dartmouth accepted 464 applicants early.  Dartmouth received 1,574 early applications.  550 early applicants were deferred and nearly 500 applicants were denied admission. 

 

Brown

 

Brown accepted 2,649 applicants out of a total of 28,919, for an admit rate of 9.16 percent.  This is the second-lowest acceptance rate in Brown's history.  Brown anticipates 1,515 members to join the class of 2017 for a predicted yield of 57 percent.

 

Brown admitted 558 out of 3,010 early applicants.  This represents an early admit rate of 18.5 percent compared to 19 percent the previous year.  2,919 early applications were received the previous year.

 

University of Pennsylvania

 

Penn admitted 3,785 applicants out of 31,280, for a record low admit rate of 12.1 percent.  The average SAT score was 2198.  2,800 students were placed on the waitlist.

Penn admitted 1,196 applicants early.  The 24.9 percent acceptance rate represents a 0.5 percent decrease from the 25.4 percent admit rate last year.  4,812 early applications were received.  1,000 applicants were deferred and 2,616 applicants were rejected.

 

MIT

 

MIT admitted 1,548 applicants out of a total of 18,989, for a record low admit rate of 8.2 percent.  650 applicants were admitted through early action, while 898 were admitted through regular decision. 

 

Stanford

 

Stanford admitted 2,210 applicants out of a total of 38,828, for a record low admit rate of 5.69 percent.  Stanford saw a 6 percent increase in this year's applications compared to the previous year's 36,631 applications.  725 applicants were admitted through early admission, while 1,485 were admitted through regular decision.  813 applicants were placed on the waitlist.

 

Stanford offered early admission to 725 applicants, compared to 755 students the previous year.  6,103 early applications were received, compared to 5,880 the previous year.