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STANFORD EARLY ADMISSIONS

Stanford declined to release early decision data for the Class of 2021. They accepted 9.52 percent of its SCEA pool by admitting 745 out of a record 7,822 applications to the Class of 2020. At less than 10 percent, the combined rate of admissions at both MIT and Stanford remains at more than one-half of the combined Ivy League.

STANFORD EARLY ROUND ACCEPTANCE
Early Applications Accepted Total Early Applications Received Early Acceptance Rate Estimated Overall Enrollment % of Class Filled by Early Admissions
2021 721 7,822 9.22% 1,700 42.41%
2020 745 7,822 9.52% 1,700 43.82%
2019 743 7,297 10.18%  1,700 43.71%
2018 748 6,948 10.77%  1,700  44.00%
2017 650 6,541 9.94%
2016 680 6,008 11.32%
2015  772  6,405 12.05%
2014  590  5,684 10.38%
2013  540  4,681 11.54%

STANFORD UNIVERSITY EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,050 students, including 721 applicants who were accepted through the early action. The Class of 2021 was selected from a pool of 44,073 candidates, the largest application pool in Stanford’s history. With 4.65 percent of applicants accepted, this year’s admission rate is the lowest in Stanford’s history, down slightly from last year’s rate of 4.69 percent. The admitted students come from all 50 states and 82 countries. Over 18 percent will be the first generation in their family to attend college.

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STANFORD UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: REGULAR DECISION
Regular Decision Applications Accepted Regular Decision Applications Received Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2021 1,329 36,251 3.67%
2020 1,318 36,175 3.64%
2019 1,396 35,539 3.93%
2018 1,390 35,219 3.95%
2017 1,485 32,726 4.54%
2016 1,672 30,751 5.44%

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STANFORD EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS
Early & Regular Decision Applications Accepted Early & Regular Decision Applications Received Early & Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2021 2,050 44,073 4.65%
2020 2,063 43,997 4.69%
2019 2,144 42,487 5.05%
2018 2,138 42,167 5.07%
2017 2,210 38,829 5.69%
2016 2,427 36,631 6.63%
2015 2,437 34,348 7.10%
2014 2,340 32,022 7.31%
2013 2,426 30,429 7.97%
2012 2,400 25,298 9.49%
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