Early Admissions & Regular Decision
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CORNELL UNIVERSITY EARLY ADMISSIONS
Cornell reported a record number of 5,384 early decision applicants for admission to Cornell’s Class of 2021 with 1,378 acceptances representing an increase (10.3 percent) from last year’s 1,340 admitted students. This year’s numbers broke the record set last year by the early decision Class of 2020. Cornell’s early decision pool has increased by 78 percent within the past decade. Of these applicants to Cornell, 25.6 percent were admitted — a smaller fraction than last year, when the University accepted 27.4 percent of applicants.
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CORNELL EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS
Cornell has received the highest number of applications in university history for the second consecutive year. There were 47,038 applicants for admission to the Class of 2021. 5,889 applicants have been admitted, and another 5,713 students have been placed on the waitlist. A record number of students self-identify as an underrepresented minority – 1,777, or 30.2 percent of the class. Students of color are 52.5 percent of the newly admitted class. There are more than 700 first-generation college students.
|CORNELL UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: REGULAR DECISION|
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|CORNELL UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: EARLY & REGULAR DECISION|
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