Harvard University Acceptance Rates & Statistics: Early Admissions & Regular Decision
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HARVARD EARLY ADMISSIONS
Harvard accepted 938 or 14.5 percent of the 6,473 early applicants to the Class of 2021. The size of the early action pool increased by about 5 percent and the acceptance rate fell 0.3 percent. Last year, Harvard’s Early Action program admitted 918 students or 14.8 percent of the 6,173 early applicants to the Class of 2020.
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HARVARD REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS
Harvard received 39,494 applications to its Class of 2021, setting a new record for the third year in a row and surpassing last year’s total by 450 applications (1.2 percent). There were small application increases across several groups: 21.8 percent of applicants identified as Asian American, 12.6 percent as Latino, 10.5 percent as African American, and 2.3 percent as Native Americans and Native Hawaiians. The number of women applying to the College increased by 2.5 percent, comprising 49.9 percent of the total applicants. Harvard admitted a record-low 5.2 percent of applicants to the College’s Class of 2020, accepting 2,037 total students from a pool of more than 39,000 applicants. The full admitted class includes record-high percentages of African American and Asian American students. For the Class of 2018, Harvard University received a total of 34,295 applications compared to 35,023 for the Class of 2017. The school admitted 2,023 students resulting in an overall admissions rate of 5.9 percent, which is slightly higher than the class of 2016’s 5.79 percent. In the early round, Harvard University received 4,692 applications and accepted 992, for an admit rate of 21.14% of its SCEA applicant pool. The SCEA admit rate is substantially higher than regular decision acceptance rate below 4 percent. The Class of 2018 reflects the excellence achieved by the students of an increasingly diverse America as record numbers of African-American and Latino students, who constitute 11.9 and 13 percent of the admitted class, respectively.
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|HARVARD UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: EARLY & REGULAR DECISION|
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