Ivy League Admission Statistics for Class of 2014

Ivies Plus© – Overall Admissions for Class of 2014

© 2010 Hernandez College Consulting and Christian Termont of EERA

IVIES + SM Overall Early Round Estimated Regular Decision
2014 Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Ivies 24,072 220,972 10.89 4,715 20,107 23.45 19,357 200,865 9.64
MIT + Stanford 3,911 48,654 8.04 1,343 11,250 11.94 2,568 37,404 6.87
Total 27,983 269,626 10.38 6,058 31,357 19.32 21,925 238,269 9.20

Ivies Plus© — Classes of 2012-2014

IVIES + SM 2014 2013 2012
2012-2014 Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Ivies 24,072 220,972 10.89 24,145 202,942 11.90 23,893 187,395 12.75
MIT + Stanford 3,911 48,654 8.04 3,982 46,090 8.64 3,954 38,694 10.22
Total 27,983 269,626 10.38 28,127 249,032 11.29 27,847 226,089 12.32

Ivies Plus© — Changes in Volume of Applications – 2012-2014

Changes in Volume
of Applications
2014 2013 Change   2013 2012 Change
Brown 30,136 24,988 20.60% 24,988 20,633 21.11%
Columbia 26,178 25,428 2.95% 25,428 22,585 12.59%
Cornell 36,337 34,381 5.69% 34,381 33,073 3.95%
Dartmouth 18,778 18,130 3.57% 18,130 16,538 9.63%
Harvard 30,489 29,112 4.73% 29,112 27,462 6.01%
Penn 26,938 22,939 17.43% 22,939 22,922 0.07%
Princeton 26,247 21,964 19.50% 21,964 21,369 2.78%
Yale 25,869 26,000 -0.50% 26,000 22,813 13.97%
Stanford 32,022 30,429 5.24% 30,429 25,298 20.28%
MIT 16,632 15,661 6.20% 15,661 13,396 16.91%
Total 269,626 249,032 8.27% 249,032 226,089 10.15%

Ivy League — Class of 2014

IVIES Overall Early Round Estimated Regular Decision
2014 Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Brown 2,804 30,136 9.30 567 2,847 19.92 2,237 27,289 8.20
Columbia 2,397 26,178 9.16 631 2,995 21.07 1,766 23,183 7.62
Cornell 6,678 36,337 18.38 1,176 3,594 32.72 5,502 32,743 16.80
Dartmouth 2,165 18,778 11.53 461 1,594 28.92 1,704 17,184 9.92
Harvard 2,110 30,489 6.92 0 0 0.00 2,110 30,489 6.92
Penn 3,830 26,938 14.22 1,150 3,842 29.93 2,680 23,096 11.60
Princeton 2,148 26,247 8.18 0 0 0.00 2,148 26,247 8.18
Yale 1,940 25,869 7.50 730 5,235 13.94 1,210 20,634 5.86
Total Ivies 24,072 220,972 10.89 4,715 20,107 23.45 19,357 200,865 9.64

Ivy League — Classes of 2012-2014

IVIES 2014 2013 2012
2012-2014 Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Brown 2,804 30,136 9.30 2,708 24,988 10.84 2,828 20,633 13.71
Columbia 2,397 26,178 9.16 2,497 25,428 9.82 2,418 22,585 10.71
Cornell 6,678 36,337 18.38 6,567 34,381 19.10 6,834 33,073 20.66
Dartmouth 2,165 18,778 11.53 2,184 18,130 12.05 2,228 16,538 13.47
Harvard 2,110 30,489 6.92 2,131 29,112 7.32 1,948 27,462 7.09
Penn 3,830 26,938 14.22 3,926 22,939 17.11 3,769 22,922 16.44
Princeton 2,148 26,247 8.18 2,181 21,964 9.93 1,976 21,369 9.25
Yale 1,940 25,869 7.50 1,951 26,000 7.50 1,892 22,813 8.29
Total Ivies 24,072 220,972 10.89 24,145 202,942 11.90 23,893 187,395 12.75

MIT and Stanford — Class of 2014

MIT + Stanford Overall Early Round Estimated Regular Decision
2014 Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Stanford 2,300 32,022 7.18 753 5,566 13.53 1,547 26,456 5.85
MIT 1,611 16,632 9.69 590 5,684 10.38 1,021 10,948 9.33
Total 3,911 48,654 8.04 1,343 11,250 11.94 2,568 37,404 6.87

MIT and Stanford — Classes of 2012-2014

MIT + Stanford 2014 2013 2012
2012-2014 Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Stanford 2,300 32,022 7.18 2,426 30,429 7.97 2,400 25,298 9.49
MIT 1,611 16,632 9.69 1,675 15,661 10.70 1,554 13,396 11.60
Total 3,911 48,654 8.04 4,101 46,090 8.90 3,954 38,694 10.22

Review of Ivy League Plus Stanford and MIT
Class of 2014 — Entering Fall 2010

BROWN

Brown University received a record 30,136 undergraduate applications for the Class of 2014 and admitted 2,804 for a record low admission rate of 9.3 percent. For the second year in a row, applications surged more than 20 percent. Brown University accepted 567 of the 2,847 ED 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.

In 2009, Brown University admitted 2,708 students – 551 of them through early decision. A total of 24,988 applications were received for regular and early decision admissions slots, a 21 percent increase over the 2008 pool of 20,633 from which Brown admitted 2,828 students.

COLUMBIA

Columbia admitted 2,397 students out of 26,178 applications for a combined admit rate of 9.16 percent. The overall admit rate decreased from 9.82 percent in 2009.

Columbia College received a total of 21,747 applications, and admitted only 1,805 students. The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science experienced a similar surge in the number of applications received, admitting 592 students out of a pool of 4,431, for an admit rate of 13.36 percent.

2014 Overall Early Round
Columbia Admit Applied % Admit Applied %

Columbia Overall Early Round
2014 Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
CC 1,805 21,747 8.30 2495
SEAS 592 4,431 13.36 488
Combined 2,397 26,178 9.16 613 2,995 20.17

CORNELL

According to its Office of Admissions and Enrollment, Cornell has received an all-time high of 36,337 applications for freshman admission Class of 2014. The overall admit rate reported by Cornell is 18.4 percent, slightly down from last year’s admit rate of 19.10 percent.

Cornell admitted 6,678 applicants with 5,502 regular decision applicants and 1,176 Early Decision applicants. Cornell admitted 32.72 percent of Early Decision applicants, but only accepted 16.8 percent of applicants for regular admissions.

In 2009, Cornell received 34,831 applications and accepted 6,567 students.

DARTMOUTH

Dartmouth College extended offers of admission to 2,165 applicants for its Class of 2014, from a pool of 18,778. This represents the largest of number of applicants in the College’s history and a 3.5 percent increase over last year’s record number of applications. In December, Dartmouth accepted 461 students into the Class of 2014 through the early decision admissions program, from a pool of 1.594 applicants.

In 2009, Dartmouth admitted 2,184 applicants from a pool of 18,130. In 2008, Dartmouth admitted 2,228 applicants from a pool of 16,538. Dartmouth admitted 41 students from the waiting list for a total enrollment of 1095 students for the Class of 2012.

HARVARD

Harvard accepted a record low 6.92 percent of applicants to the Class of 2014. 2,110 high school seniors were selected from a pool of 30,489 applicants. The pool reflected an increase from 27,462 in 2008 and 29,112 in 2009.

MIT

MIT admitted 1,611 students out of 16,632 applicants for the Class of 2014. As a result, the acceptance rate plummeted to a record-low 9.69, a decrease from the Class of 2013’s 10.7 percent acceptance rate.

In 2009, MIT admitted 1,675 students out of 15,661 applicants for the Class of 2013, and in 2008, MIT admitted 1,554 students of 13,396 applicants for an 11.6 percent admission rate.

PENN

Penn admitted a total of 3,830 students from 26,938 applications. Penn’s overall acceptance rate decreased to 14.22 percent in 2010 from 17.11 percent for the class of 2013. Last year, 22,939 students applied and 3,926 or 17% were accepted, including close to 300 students from the waiting list. In April 2008, Penn announced a total admission of 3,769 of 22,922 applications.

PRINCETON

Princeton University accepted 8.18 percent of applicants for the class of 2014, the lowest rate in the institution’s history. Of the record 26,247 applicants, Princeton accepted 2,148. Nearly 20 percent more students applied during this admissions cycle than in 2009, when Princeton University admitted 9.93 percent of the 21,964 applicants who sought admission to the Class of 2013. Only 2,181students were offered spots in the second admission cycle without Early Decision. There were 31 students admitted from the waiting list for the Class of 2013.

STANFORD

Stanford University received an unprecedented 32,022 applications and offered admission to 2,300 candidates for its undergraduate Class of 2033. The figure, which includes 753 candidates admitted in December through Stanford’s Restrictive Early Action Program, represents an admission rate of just 7.2 percent, the most competitive in the university’s history.

Last year, Stanford admitted 2,426 students out of 30,428 applicants for admission to the Class of 2013 for an overall admission rate of 7.97%.

YALE

For its Class of2014, Yale College admitted 1,940 students out of 25,869 applicants, or 7.5 percent of its applicants this year. Last year, the final admit rate was also 7.5 percent, when Yale accepted 1,951 students out of the 26,000 total early and regular applicants for the class of 2013.

In the SCEA round, Yale reported a total of 5,261 applications, 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.

Other Selective Universities and LACs

Class of 2014 Admit Applied %
Amherst 1,151 7,667 15.01%
Bowdoin 1,104 5,940 18.59%
Chicago 3,652 13,600 26.85%
Claremont McKenna 671 4,276 15.69%
Duke 4,065 23,843 17.05%
Emory 4,500 15,611 28.83%
Johns Hopkins 4,000 16,119 24.82%
Pomona 966 6,151 15.70%
Swarthmore 959 5,574 17.20%
Wesleyan 2,201 10,068 21.86%
Williams 1,218 6,017 20.24%

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