Cornell Overall Admit Rate at
6,927 students were admitted out of 28,097 applicants, for
a 24.7 percent acceptance rate. Last year's overall admit rate
was 26.1 percent. Total applications increased 15 percent,
which is the second year in a row that Cornell has seen
applications increase by double digits.
Cornell received 2,849 early decision applicants and
admitted 1,110, for an early acceptance rate of 38.7 percent.
Cornell received 25,248 regular applications and admitted
5,817, for a regular acceptance rate of 23 percent.
Minority students, including Pacific Islanders, Native
Americans, Asian-Americans, African-Americans, Latinos and
other underrepresented minorities represented 35.9 percent of
25 percent of the admits come from New York state, 21.4
percent from the Mid-Atlantic states, 10.3 percent from the
New England region, 6 percent from the Southeast, 9.4 percent
from the Midwest, 5.4 percent from the southwestern and
Mountain states and 13.1 percent from far western states.
Another 1.1 percent of the accepted students come from U.S.
territories and protectorates, and the remaining 8.3 percent
are international students.
Cornell received 2,849 applications, representing an
increase of 11% compared to the previous year. 19.1% of the
early admits are legacies. 8.4% of the early admits are
underrepresented minorities. Approximately 36% of the incoming
freshman class was filled through early decision.