The Ivy Coach Daily
May 18, 2023
Dartmouth Acceptance Rate and Statistics
What is Dartmouth‘s acceptance rate, you ask? If so, you’ve come to the right place as just as Bo knows baseball, Ivy Coach — a firm long nicknamed “The Dartmouth Whisperer” for our success in helping all of our students earn admission in the Early Decision round in 28 of the last 30 years (higher than any university to which our students apply) — knows Dartmouth.
So what is Dartmouth’s acceptance rate for the Class of 2027? How does Dartmouth’s overall admission rate for the Class of 2027 stack up to its historical admission rates? Wonder no more!
Dartmouth College Acceptance Rate for Class of 2027
For the Class of 2027, between the Early Decision and Regular Decision rounds of admission, 28,841 students applied — a record applicant pool. Of these students, 1,798 earned admission. The overall admission rate for the Dartmouth Class of 2027 thus stood at 6.23%.
In the Early Decision round for the Dartmouth Class of 2027, 3,009 students made binding commitments to attend if offered admission. Of these ED applicants, 578 students got in. The Early Decision admission rate for Dartmouth’s Class of 2027 thus stood at 19.2%, a historic low. An additional 47 students matched with Dartmouth through QuestBridge.
In the Regular Decision round for the Dartmouth Class of 2027, 25,832 students applied to the College on the Hill. Of these students, 1,173 earned admission. The Regular Decision admission rate thus stood at 4.54%.
Dartmouth Acceptance Rate for Classes of 2027-2007
|Dartmouth Class Year||Total Applications||Total Offers of Admission||Overall Acceptance Rate|
|Class of 2027||28,841||1,798||6.23%|
|Class of 2026||28,336||1,808||6.38%|
|Class of 2025||28,356||1,750||6.17%|
|Class of 2024||21,392||1,972||9.22%|
|Class of 2023||23,650||1,875||7.93%|
|Class of 2022||22,033||1,925||8.74%|
|Class of 2021||20,035||2,093||10.45%|
|Class of 2020||20,675||2,190||10.59%|
|Class of 2019||20,507||2,250||10.97%|
|Class of 2018||19,296||2,220||11.5%|
|Class of 2017||22,428||2,337||10.42%|
|Class of 2016||23,110||2,260||9.78%|
|Class of 2015||22,385||2,270||10.14%|
|Class of 2014||18,778||2,193||11.68%|
|Class of 2013||18,132||2,279||12.57%|
|Class of 2012||16,538||2,228||13.47%|
|Class of 2011||14,176||2,166||15.28%|
|Class of 2010||13,938||2,186||15.68%|
|Class of 2009||12,756||2,171||17.02%|
|Class of 2008||11,734||2,173||18.52%|
|Class of 2007||11,855||2,155||18.18%|
Dartmouth Acceptance Rate and Application Trends
So what are the trend lines with Dartmouth’s admissions statistics over the last two decades?
- Applications are skyrocketing — up 143.28% over the previous 21 admissions cycles. In fact, in all but six of the last 21 years, applications to Dartmouth have gone up.
- Total offers of admission have decreased markedly over this span. For the Class of 2007, 2,155 students were offered admission, while only 1,798 students earned a spot in the Class of 2027. The reason? Dartmouth’s yield has improved over time; thus, the school can admit fewer students than in the past.
- Meanwhile, the overall admission rate for Dartmouth has steadily decreased — from 18.18% for the Class of 2007 to 6.23% for the Class of 2027. Indeed, Dartmouth’s overall admission rate has dropped in all but five of the last 21 years.
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