Columbia University Acceptance Rates & Statistics: Early Admissions & Regular Decision

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COLUMBIA EARLY DECISION & EARLY ACTION ADMISSIONS

Columbia received 4,086 early applications compared to 3,520 last year. Inasmuch as Columbia declined to release the exact number of admissions, the rate of admission should have remained similar with an estimated admission of about 650 students.

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY EARLY ROUND ACCEPTANCE
Early Decision / Early Action Applications Accepted Total Early Applications Received Early Decision / Early Action Acceptance Rate Estimated Overall Enrollment % of Class Filled by Early Application / Early Decisions
2021 650 4,086 15.91% 1,400 46.43%
2020 620 3,520 17.61% 1,400 34.46%
2019 600 3,373 17.79% 1,400 41.13%
2018 650 3,296 19.72% 1,400 46.43%
2017 600 3,126 19.19%
2016 605 3,088 19.59%
2015 632 3,229 19.57%
2014 631 2,995 21.07%
2013 594 2,945 20.17%

COLUMBIA REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS

For the Class of 2020, Columbia accepted 2,193 from 36,292 applications. The acceptance rate of 6.04 percent was slightly lower than the previous 6.15 percent when Columbia admitted 2,228 from 36,250 applications. In this admission cycle, Columbia received 3,520 early decision applications and accepted 620 students for an admission rate just below 18 percent.

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: REGULAR DECISION
Regular Decision Applications Accepted Regular Decision Applications Received Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2020 1,573 32,772 4.80%
2019 1,628 32,877 4.95%
2018 1,641 29,656 5.53%
2017 1,711 30,405 5.63%
2016 1,758 28,763 6.11%

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: EARLY & REGULAR DECISION
Early & Regular Decision Applications Accepted Early & Regular Decision Applications Received Early & Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2020 2,193 36,292 6.04%
2019 2,228 36,250 6.15%
2018 2,291 32,952 6.95%
2017 2,311 33,531 6.89%
2016 2,363 31,851 7.42%
2015 2,419 34,929 6.93%
2014 2,472 26,178 9.44%
2013 2,501 25,427 9.84%
2012 2,418 22,585 10.71%

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