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Yale reported a total of 6,020 applications, an increase from last year’s 5,733 applications for its SCEA program. The school offered admission to 794 Early Action applicants for the Class of 2023, down from 842 applicants for its Class of 2022. Yale expects to make another 1,200 admission offers in the spring, aiming for a freshman class of about 1,580 for enrollment in the fall of 2019.


Yale’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions accepted 2,178 students or 5.91 percent of the 36,843 students who applied. This represents a decrease from last year’s rate of 6.31 percent. The SCEA round accounted for 794 acceptances out of a pool of 6,020 applications.  Last year, Yale accepted 2,229 students or 6.31 percent of the 35,306 students who applied to the Class of 2022, and the SCEA round accounted for 842 acceptances out of a pool of 5,733 applications. Students admitted to the Yale College Class of 2023 represent all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and 63 countries, and will graduate from more than 1,400 secondary schools around the world. They expressed interest in majoring in more than 75 of Yale’s academic programs. Over the past several years, the proportion of applicants, admitted students, and incoming first-years who identify as a member of a minority group and/or first in their family to attend college has steadily increased, and this year is no exception.