Ivy League Admission Statistics for the Class of 2007

Ivy League Colleges Overall Accept. Rate Regular Decision Accept. Rate Regular Decision Apps Accepted Regular Decision Apps Received Early Decision / Action Accept. Rate Percent of Class Filled by Early Apps Early Decision / Action Apps Received Early Decision / Action Apps Accepted Expected Number of Students to Enroll Total Apps Received Total Apps Accepted
Brown 14.90% 13.30% 1,762 13,234 25.80% n/a* 1,919 496 1,430 15,153 2,258
Columbia 12% 9.60% 1,429 14,939 31.70% 43% 1,805 572 1,330 16,744 2,001
Cornell 30.90% 29.40% 5,213 17,713 40.70% 37% 2,729 1,110 3,000 20,442 6,323
Dartmouth 17.70% 16% 1,705 10,636 32.40% 37% 1,217 394 1,065 11,853 2,099
Harvard 9.80% 6.80% 906 13,366 15.10% n/a* 7,620 1,150 20,986 2,056
Penn 20.50% 17.20% 2,736 15,945 38.90% 47% 2,882 1,122 2,385 18.827 3,858
Princeton 10% 7.30% 979 13,375 25.10% 49.50% 2,350 591 1,195 15,725 1,570
Yale 11.40% 9.60% 1,458 15,120 21.30% 43% 2,611 557 1,295 17,731 2,015

* n/a = not applicable since an Early Action policy was in place

The graph below of the 2007 Ivy League admissions statistics shows a comparison between the Early Decision / Early Action acceptance rates and the Regular Decision acceptance rates:

Brown University

For the Class of 2007, Brown University’s overall admit rate was 14.9 percent. A total of 15,153 applicants applied and 2,258 were accepted. In the Early Action round, Brown received 1,919 applications and admitted 496 students at an admissions rate of 25.8 percent. For Regular Decision, Brown received 13,234 applications and accepted 1,762 candidates at a 13.3 percent admissions rate.

Columbia University

Columbia University received a total of 16,744 applications and accepted 2,001 candidates. The overall admissions rate was 12 percent. In the Early Decision round, Columbia filled its expected freshman class of 1,330 admitted students by 43 percent. Of the 1,805 who applied Early Decision, Columbia accepted 572 applicants at an admissions rate of 43 percent. In the Regular Decision process of the 14,939 who applied, 1,429 applicants were accepted at an admit rate of 9.6%.

Cornell University

Out of a total of 20,442 applicants who applied to Cornell this year, 6.323 candidates were accepted at an admit rate of 30.9 percent. For an anticipated class of 3,000 freshmen, Cornell filled the class by 37 percent with the Early Decision candidates it accepted. In Early Decision, 2,729 students applied and 1,110 were admitted at an admissions rate of 40.7 percent. In Regular Decision 17,713 students applied, and 5,213 were admitted at an admit rate of 29.4 percent.

Dartmouth College

For the Class of 2007, Dartmouth admitted a total of 17.7 percent. A total of 11,853 students applied, and 2,099 were offered admission. During the Early Decision process, 1,217 candidates applied, and 394 were admitted at an admit rate of 32.4 percent. The Early Decision applicants who were accepted, filled the Class of 2007 by 37 percent. Then during Regular Decision 10,636 applicants applied and 1,705 were offered admission at a rate of 16 percent.

Harvard University

For the Class of 2007, Harvard University received a total of 20,986 applications and admitted 2,056 freshmen at an overall admissions rate of 9.8 percent. In the Early Action round, 7,620 students applied and 1,150 candidates were offered admission at a 15.1 percent rate. During the Regular Decision process 13,366 candidates applied and 906 were admitted at a 6.8 percent admit rate.

University of Pennsylvania

In this year’s admissions year, Penn received a total of 18,827 applications and admitted 3,858 students for its Class of 2007. For Early Decision, 2,882 students applied, and 1,122 were admitted at a 38.9 percent admissions rate. With an expected freshman class of 2,385, Penn filled it’s incoming class by 47 percent with the students it accepted Early Decision. For Regular Decision, 15,945 students applied and Penn admitted 2,736 applicants at an admit rate of 17.2 percent.

Princeton University

Princeton University received a total of 15,725 applications and accepted 1,570 at an overall admissions rate of 10 percent. During the Early Decision round, 2,350 students applied and 591 were accepted at a rate of 25.1 percent. Out of an anticipated freshman class of 1,195 early decision candidates filled the Class of 2007 by 49.5 percent. In the Regular Decision process, 13,375 students applied and Princeton sent out letters of acceptance to 979 applicants at an admit rate of 7.3%

Yale University

For the Class of 2007, Yale University received a total of 17,731 applications and accepted 2,015 applicants at an admit rate of 11.4 percent. During Early Decision, Yale received 2,611 applications and accepted 557 students, at an admit rate of 21.3 percent. percent. For a targeted freshman class of 1,295 Yale filled its Class of 2007 at a rate of 43 percent with students who were admitted Early Decision. During Regular Decision, 15,120 students applied to Yale, and of those 1,458 were offered admission at a rate of 9.6 percent.

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