Early Admissions Statistics for the Class of 2021
Here’s a look at some admission rates and application numbers from the class of 2021 as reported by top colleges and universities throughout the United States. Social media is on fire with both elation and tears as some high school graduates received acceptances while others were declined.
Acceptance Rates Ivy League & other colleges:
- Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. sent acceptances to 12.5% of the applicants; accepting 5,889 of 47,038 applicants. 9% of international students accepted from Canada, China, India, South Korea, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
- Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. sent acceptances to 9% of the applicants; accepting 3,371 of 37,255. International students make up 12% of the Early Decision class.
- Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. sent acceptances to 10.4% of the applicants; accepting 2,092 of 20,034 applicants. Accepting 255 students from 63 foreign countries, a 38 % increase from the accepted students in the Class of 2020; home countries, the United Kingdom, Canada and South Korea
- University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia sent acceptances to 9.15% of the applicants; accepting 3,699 from 40,413 applicants. Members of the Class of 2021 hail from all fifty states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam, with the highest representation from Pennsylvania, New York, California, New Jersey, Florida, and Texas.
- Brown University in Providence, R.I. sent acceptances to 8.3% of the applicants; accepting 2,027 out of 32,724 applicants. International: Students from 77 nations are represented in the admitted class. The top five countries are India, China, the United Kingdom, Canada and Singapore.
- Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. sent acceptances to 10.7% of the applicants; accepting 2,382 out of 27,841.
- Duke University in Durham, N.C. sent acceptances to less than 7.3% of the applicants; accepting 2,255 of the 31,000 regular decision applicants.
- Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. sent acceptances to 6.1% of the applicants; accepting 1,308 from 31,056 applicants. 12.1 % of the admitted students are comming from 76 countries, including Australia, Bahrain, Botswana, Brazil, China, El Salvador, Greece, Japan, Kosovo, India, Mexico, Mongolia, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, South Korea, Syria, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
- Yale University in New Haven, Conn. sent acceptances to 6.9% of the applicants; accepting 2,272 from 32,900 applicants. Need more information regarding Admissions To Yale University?
- Columbia University in New York, N.Y. sent acceptances to 5.8% of the applicants; accepting 2,185 from 37,389 applicants.
- Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. sent acceptances to 5.2% of the applicants; accepting 2,056 of 40,000 applications. International students comprise 11.4 percent of the admitted pool. Need more information regarding Admissions To Harvard College?
- Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. sent acceptances to 4.65% of the applicants; accepting 2,050 of 44,073 applicants. Stanford was suggested to be one of the the hardest colleges in the nation to get accepted to! The admitted students come from all 50 states and 82 countries.
- Bernard College in NYC, NY. sent acceptances to 14.8% of the applicants; accepting 1,139 of 7,716 applicants. Barnard College is a private women's liberal arts college in New York City. The students in this class hail from 47 states and 39 countries.
- Boston College Boston College accepted 9,200 students out of 28,500 applications for admission to the Class of 2021, for an acceptance rate of 32 %. Last year’s rate was also 32 %.
- Boston University The Class of 2021 will be BU’s most select ever, with just 25 % of a record 60,815 applicants admitted to a freshman class of 3,400.
- Emory University Emory’s admission rate fell this year from 25.3 % last year to 21.8 % with a reported 23,694 applicates only 5,172 students were accepted. International students accounted for 13 percent of the admitted class. Top countries of origin for international students, in order of frequency, are China, India, South Korea, Canada and Brazil.
- Georgetown University anticipates accepting about 15 % of 21,459 applicants to the Class of 2021, down from last year’s acceptance rate of 16.4 percent.
- Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, maryland sent acceptances to 11.8% of the applicants; accepting 3,133 from 26,578 applicants.
- Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermon sent acceptances to 19.7% of the applicants; accepting 1,753 from 8,910 applicants.
- MIT The Massachusetts Institute of Technology a private research university in Cambridge. MA. sent acceptances to 7.1% of applicants; accepting 1438 of 20,247.
- New York University sent acceptances to 27% of applicants; accepting 6,500 of 67,000.
- Pomona College Pomona received a record 9,046 first-year applications, admitting 8.2 % of those applicants -- 741 students in total.
- Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania sent acceptances to 10.2% of the applicants; accepting 960 of 9,383 applications.
- Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts sent acceptances to 14.8% of the of 21,101 applications.
- University of Southern California sent acceptances to 16% of the applicants; accepting 8,980 of 56,000 applications.
- University of Virginia sent acceptances to 27% of of 36,800 applications. Prospective students accepted from 50 states, 89 countries
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