We’ve got the Ivy League admission stats for the Class of 2018 live and we figured you might be interested in checking it out. Read about the overall admission rates at each of the Ancient Eight institutions from Brown’s 8.6% rate to Columbia’s 7.0% rate to Dartmouth’s 11.5% rate to Harvard’s 5.9% rate to Penn’s 9.9% rate to Princeton’s 7.3% rate to Yale’s 6.3% rate. Read about how Cornell University received the highest number of applications among the Ivy League institutions, while the University of Pennsylvania placed second in this category.
Find out how in the Regular Decision round, Harvard University admitted only 3.5% of applicants as compared to 3.8% last year and 4.2% the year before. Read about how 63% of students admitted to Brown hail from public high schools, while 12% of admitted students to Penn will be the first in their families to attend college. Students of color comprise 49.2% of Princeton’s admitted class, while their first generation statistic stands at 13.8%. 9.4% of admitted students to Princeton are the children of Princeton alumni (either mom or dad attended Princeton).
At Harvard, 55% of admitted students were male, while 45% were female. At most highly selective colleges, more females are typically admitted than males. At Dartmouth, 12.4% of admitted students will be the first in their families to attend college, while 47.9% identified themselves as students of color. And 46% of admitted students to Dartmouth qualified for need-based financial aid.
Ivy Coach annually publishes the comprehensive Ivy League statistics and we are the only source you’ll find who has done this year after year going back over a decade. We hope you find them helpful.