Vanderbilt University Class of 2026 Early Decision II Admissions Statistics

Vanderbilt University has released Early Decision II notifications for the Class of 2026. Approximately 250 students earned admission through the school’s second binding decision program, drawn from a pool of 2,407 ED II applicants. In total, between Early Decision I and Early Decision II, approximately 900 students earned admission to … 

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Notre Dame Class of 2026 Early Action Statistics

The University of Notre Dame has notified Early Action applicants to its Class of 2026 of their decisions. In all, an all-time record 9,683 students applied Early Action to Notre Dame this fall. Last year, this same figure stood at 7,744. EA applications were thus up over 25% year-over-year, an … 

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Defending Early Decision Policies

There he goes again. In a tirade in The New York Times entitled “Merit Aid (or Lack Thereof) Makes Early Decision Ever Murkier,” Ron Lieber writes “Early decision isn’t binding, and Northeastern should say so on its website, using those same italics that are already there. (It is indeed as … 

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On Committing Early Decision

One of the core objectives of this college admissions blog has long been to debunk misconceptions about the highly selective college admissions process. And today we will do just that as we address an article in The New York Times by Ron Lieber entitled “Early Decision Isn’t Binding. Let Us … 

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Georgetown Class of 2026 Early Action Statistics

Another Early Action cycle at Georgetown University is in the books. In all, 8,832 students applied Early Action to Georgetown’s Class of 2026. Of these students, 881 earned admission. As compared to last year, for the Class of 2025, applications rose by 1.4% and the admission rate dropped by 0.79% … 

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Vanderbilt Class of 2026 Early Decision I Statistics

Vanderbilt University has notified Early Decision I applicants of their decisions. In all, approximately 2,700 students applied to Vandy in the first round of the school’s binding Early Decision program. Of these students, around 650 earned admission, marking an ED I admission rate of about 24.1%. And here’s where we’d … 

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University of Pennsylvania Class of 2026 Early Decision Statistics

The University of Pennsylvania has released Early Decision admissions notifications for the Class of 2026. In all, 7,795 students applied to UPenn’s Class of 2026 under the school’s binding Early Decision program. It was, by all means, a large applicant pool — just, as Ivy Coach’s famously accurate crystal ball … 

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MIT Class of 2026 Early Action Statistics

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released admissions notifications to Early Action applicants to the Class of 2026. In all, 14,781 students applied Early Action to MIT’s Class of 2026. Of these students, 697 earned admission. It doesn’t take a degree in mathematics from MIT to discern that MIT’s Class … 

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Columbia University Class of 2026 Early Decision Application Figures

Columbia University has released its Class of 2026 application tally for the Early Decision round of admissions. In all, 6,305 students applied under Columbia’s binding Early Decision program to the Class of 2026. And how does this figure stack up against last year’s Early Decision application tally? For the Class … 

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Williams College Class of 2026 Early Decision Statistics

Williams College has notified Early Decision applicants of their decisions. In all, 814 students applied to the Class of 2026 under the liberal arts college’s binding Early Decision program. Of these students, 255 earned admission, marking an Early Decision admission rate of 31.3%. Last year, for the Class of 2025, … 

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