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
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Yale reported a total of 5,261 applications for its SCEA program, out of which 26 were either incomplete or withdrawn.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
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
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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
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© 2010 Hernandez College Consulting and Christian Termont of EERA