College & Ivy League Early Admissions Statistics for the Class of 2020

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Ivy League – Early Action and Early Decision Acceptance Rates – Entering Fall 2016

EARLY ROUNDS 2020 2019 2018
Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Brown ED 669 3,030 22.08 617 3,016 20.46 583 3,088 18.88
Columbia ED 620 3,520 17.61 600 3,373 17.79 650 3,296 19.72
Cornell ED 1,338 4,866 27.41 1,196 4,560 26.23 1,325 4,775 27.75
Dartmouth ED 494 1,927 25.64 483 1,859 25.98 469 1,678 27.95
Harvard SCEA 918 6,173 14.87 977 5,919 16.51 992 4,692 21.14
Penn ED 1,332 5,762 23.12 1,316 5,489 23.98 1,299 5,149 25.23
Princeton SCEA 785 4,229 18.56 767 3,850 19.92 714 3,854 18.53
Yale SCEA 795 4,662 17.05 753 4,693 16.05 735 4,750 15.47
Total Ivies 6,951 34,185 20.33 6,713 32,999 20.34 6,767 31,282 21.63

Please note that the numbers in italics for Columbia are estimated for the Class of 2019.

Stanford and MIT – Early Action Ivy League Admissions

EARLY ROUNDS 2020 2019 2018
Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Stanford SCEA 745 7,822 9.52 743 7,297 10.18 748 6,948 10.77
MIT EA 656 7,767 8.45 625 6,519 9.59 612 6,820 8.97
Total Ivies 1,401 15,589 8.99 1,368 13,816 9.90 1,360 13,768 9.88

More Selective Schools – Early Action and Early Decision College Admissions

EARLY ROUNDS 2020 2019 2018
Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Duke ED 813 3,455 23.53 815 3,180 25.63 797 3,180 25.06
Georgetown EA 892 7,027 12.69 907 6,840 13.26 955 6,734 14.18
J. Hopkins ED 584 1,929 30.27 539 1,865 28.90 526 1,595 32.98
Northwestern ED 1,061 3,022 35.11 1,011 2,793 36.20 925 2,863 32.31
Notre Dame REA 1,610 5,321 30.26 1,400 4,700 29.79 1,960 6,551 29.92

Percentage of Early Admissions in the Class of 2020

The tables below present the percentages of early applicants in the projected enrollment.

Early 2020 2019
Ivies Admit Enroll Est % Early Admit Enroll Est % Early
Brown ED 669 1,500 44.60 617 1,500 41.13
Columbia ED 620 1,400 44.29 600 1,400 42.86
Cornell ED 1,338 3,200 41.81 1,200 3,200 37.50
Dartmouth ED 494 1,175 42.04 483 1,175 41.11
Harvard SCEA 918 1,700 54.00 772 1,700 45.41
Penn ED 1,332 2,445 54.48 1,316 2,420 54.38
Princeton SCEA 785 1,300 60.38 1,316 2,420 54.38
Yale SCEA 795 1,360 58.46 753 1,360 55.37
Total Ivies 6,951 14,080 49% 6,508 14,055 46%
Other Schools Admit Enroll Est % Early Admit Enroll Est % Early
Duke ED 813 1,705 47.68 815 1,705 47.80
Northwestern ED 892 2,025 44.05 1,011 2,025 49.93
Notre Dame REA 1,610 2,000 80.50 1,400 2,000 70.00
MIT EA 656 1,050 62.48 625 1,050 59.52
J. Hopkins ED 584 1,300 44.92 539 1,300 41.46
Stanford SCEA 745 1,700 43.82 743 1,700 43.71

Liberal Arts Colleges – Early Decision College Admissions – Class of 2020

Liberal Arts Colleges 2020 2019 2018
Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Bowdoin ED1 207 614 33.71% 208 662 31.41% 243 598 40.63%
Davidson ED1 207 458 45.20% 273 638 42.79% 283 640 44.22%
Dickinson ED1 220 251 87.65% 188 373 50.40% 284 401 70.82%
Middlebury ED1 338 636 53.14% 280 667 41.98% 292 699 41.77%
Williams ED 246 585 42.05% 244 593 41.15% 240 584 41.10%

College Admissions – Class of 2020

2020 2019 2018
Admit Applied % Admit Applied % Admit Applied %
Johns Hopkins 2,539 27,095 9.37% 3,065 24,717 12.40% 3,586 23,875 15.02%
Middlebury 1,415 8,820 16.04% 1,512 8,894 17.00% 1,422 8,196 17.35%
MIT 1,485 19,020 7.80% 1,467 18,306 8.01% 1,419 18,357 7.73%
Pomona 743 8,104 9.10% 790 8,091 9.76% 939 7724 12.16%
USC 8,920 54,010 16.50% 9,050 51,800 17.47% 9,200 51,700 17.79%

 

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