Ivy League Admission Statistics for Class of 2014

Ivies Plus© – Early Admissions for Class of 2014

© 2009 Hernandez College Consulting and Christian Termont of EERA

Statistics for the Class of 2014. Preliminary Results – Early Action and Early Decisions – Entering Fall 2010

Ivy League

Early Rounds 2014 2013 2012
  Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Brown ED 567 2,847 19.92 551 2,348 23.47 555 2,461 22.55
Columbia ED 631 2,995 21.07 594 2,945 20.17 597 2,582 23.12
Cornell ED 1,167 3,579 32.61 1,249 3,405 36.68 1,145 3,094 37.01
Dartmouth ED 461 1,594 28.92 401 1,550 25.87 400 1,429 27.99
Harvard 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
Penn ED NA 3,842 NA 1,156 3,666 31.53 1,147 3,912 29.32
Princeton 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
Yale SCEA 730 5,235 13.94 742 5,557 13.35 885 4,888 18.11
Total Ivies NA NA NA 4,693 19,471 24.10 4,729 18,366 25.75

Brown University accepted 567 of the 2,847 applications received for the class of 2014. The 2,847 applications for early decision this year represent a 21% increase over last year’s 2,348.

Columbia University received 2,995 early applications compared to 2,945 last year and admitted 631 students.

Cornell reported a five percent increase in the number of early decision applicants as 3,579 applications were reviewed in December. In the early decision cycle, Cornell admitted 1,167 students, slightly lower than the 1,249 granted admission last year.

Dartmouth received 1,594 Early Decision applications for the Class of 2014 and accepted 461 students. This represents an increase of 15 percent over last year when Dartmouth accepted 401 early applicants to the Class of 2013.

Penn received 3,842 early decision applications, slightly up from last year’s 3,666. Penn has not released the number of admitted students under the Early Decision program, but it is expected to be about 1,150 for a 30% admit rate.

Yale reported a total of 5,261 applications for its SCEA program, out of which 26 were either incomplete or withdrawn. The school offered admission to 730 applicants, deferred 2,639, and denied a total of 1,866 applicants.

The numbers for the Class of 2014 at Yale represent a small decrease as 5,557 early applications were counted for the class of 2013 from which the school accepted 742 students.

Stanford and MIT

Early Rounds 2014 2013 2012
  Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Stanford SCEA 753 5,566 13.53 689 5,363 12.85 738 4,551 16.22
MIT EA 590 5,684 10.38 540 4,681 11.54 522 3,937 13.26
Total 1,343 11,250 11.94 1,229 10,044 12.24 1,260 8,488 14.84

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology received a record 5,684 early action applications (up 13% from the 5,019 received last year) and accepted 590 for an acceptance rate of 10.4%.

Stanford’s early application pool continued to increase in 2009. Stanford accepted 13 percent of its SCEA pool by admitting 753 out of 5,566. Last year, Stanford admitted 689 students out of 5,363 applicants.

More Selective Schools

Early Rounds 2014 2013 2012
  Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Duke ED 602 1,924 31.29 548 1,539 35.61 472 1,247 37.85
J. Hopkins ED 493 1,155 42.68 502 1,049 47.86 439 1,055 41.61

Duke reported that about 2,000 students applied under Duke’s Early Decision program, an increase over the 1,539 who applied early in the prior year. Out of the 1,924 who completed their applications, 609 were denied admission, 713 were deferred to the spring Regular Decision process, and 602 were offered admission to the Class of 2014. Last year, the university accepted 548 students through Early Decision. This year’s acceptances represent a 9 percent increase in the number of students admitted. Students admitted Early Decision this year will represent 35 percent of next fall’s incoming class, which is expected to include 1,700 students.

Johns Hopkins reported that 1,155 applied for the Class of 2014. This represents an increase of 10% from last year. Over this past decade the Early Decision applicant pool at JHU has risen 138%. The acceptance rate has dropped to the second lowest rate for the last ten year, as the school admitted 43% of the applicants. 493 applicants will be the first students welcomed into the Class of 2014.

The University of Chicago received 5,855 early-action applications to the College, a dramatic increase from the previous year when applications decreased by 15%. Despite an estimated total class of 1,350 students, Chicago offered admission to 1,676 students under its Early Admission non-binding program.

Emory received 709 applications and admitted 350 students for an admission ratio of 49%.

Northwestern University reported 1,776 applications and admitted 618 students to its Class of 2014.

Rice University reported a substantial increase in early applications as 894 students applied this year from 720 last year.

Volume of Applications and Changes – Early Class 2014

Volume Applications 2014 2013 Change
Brown ED 2,847 2,348 21.25%
Chicago EA 5,855 3,795 54.28%
Columbia ED 2,995 2,945 1.70%
Cornell ED 3,579 3,405 5.11%
Dartmouth ED 1,594 1,550 2.84%
Duke ED 1,924 1,539 25.02%
Georgetown EA 6,105 6,100 0.08%
J. Hopkins ED 1,155 1,049 10.10%
MIT EA 5,684 4,681 21.43%
Northwestern 1,776 1,595 11.35%
Penn ED 3,842 3,666 4.80%
Rice ED 894 720 24.17%
Stanford SCEA 5,566 5,363 3.79%
Yale SCEA 5,235 5,557 -5.79%

© 2010 Hernandez College Consulting and Christian Termont of EERA

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