Yale Admits 6.4 Percent Regular, 9.6
Yale received 19,323 applications for admission
to the Class of 2011, compared to 21,101 last year. This represents a
decline of 9.7 percent.
1,860 applicants, or 9.6 percent, were accepted. Of the 17,937
applicants who applied Regular Decision, 1,151 applicants, or
6.4 percent, were admitted. 859 applicants were
Early Action Admit Rate Increases Two Percent to
Yale received 3,594 early decision applications this year,
signifying a 12 percent drop from last year's number of 4,084.
709 students, or 19.7 percent, were admitted this year, while
61 percent of applicants were deferred and 18 percent were
rejected. Although the acceptance rate increased this year,
the number of students accepted into the class actually
decreased. Yale expects an early action yield rate of approx.