Early Admissions & Regular Decision

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YALE UNIVERSITY EARLY ADMISSIONS

Yale reported a total of 5,086 applications, a large increase from last year’s 4,662 applications for its SCEA program. The school offered admission to 871 Early Action applicants for the Class of 2021, up from 795 applicants for its Class of 2020.

YALE UNIVERSITY EARLY ROUND ACCEPTANCE
Early Applications Accepted Total Early Applications Received Early Acceptance Rate Estimated Overall Enrollment % of Class Filled by Early Admissions
2021 871 5,086 17.13% 1,360 64.04%
2020 795 4,662 17.05% 1,360 58.46%
2019 753 4,693 16.05% 1,360 55.37%
2018 735 4,750 15.47%  1,300  56.54%
2017 1,237 4,193 29.50%
2016 1,171 3,609 32.45%
2015 1,215 3,456 35.16%
2014 1,176 3,594 32.72%
2013 1,249 3,405 36.68%

YALE EARLY & REGULAR DECISION ADMISSIONS

This year, Yale received the largest number of applications ever submitted, with 32,900 applying to the class of 2021. The record-breaking figure represents a 5 percent jump from last year. This year’s increase is larger than the jump in applications from 30,237 to 31,455, between the classes of 2019 and 2020. The incoming freshman class will be the largest in Yale history — with approximately 1550 students, 15 percent larger than recent classes. Students admitted to the class of 2021 represent all 50 states and 68 countries. Yale welcomed the largest group of admitted early action students in several years, inviting 871 students to join the class of 2021. The admitted students represent 17.1 percent of a pool of 5,086 early applicants. The early action application pool this year is 9 percent larger than last year, an uptick marking the first major increase in early application numbers after a three- year period of relative stagnation.

YALE ADMISSIONS: REGULAR DECISION
Regular Decision Applications Accepted Regular Decision Applications Received Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2021 1,401 27,814 5.04%
2020 1,177 26,793 4.39%
2019 1,210 25,544 4.74%
2018 1,200 26,182 4.58%
2017 1,342 25,090 5.35%
2016 1,300 24,670 5.27%

YALE UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: EARLY & REGULAR DECISION
Early & Regular Decision Applications Accepted Early & Regular Decision Applications Received Early & Regular Decision Admissions Acceptance Rate
2021 2,272 32,900 6.91%
2020 1,972 31,455 6.27%
2019 1,963 30,237 6.49%
2018 1,935 30,932 6.26%
2017 1,991 29,610 6.72%
2016 1,975 28,974 6.82%
2015 2,109 27,283 7.73%
2014 2,039 25,869 7.88%
2013 1,958 26,003 7.53%
2012 1,892 22,813 8.29%

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