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Ivy League Admissions Statistics 2021


Class of 2020 Acceptance Rate:

  • Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. sent acceptances to 13.96% of the applicants; accepting 6,277 of 44,966 applicants.

  • Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. sent acceptances to 10.7% of the applicants; accepting 2,690 of 35,099.

  • Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. sent acceptances to 10.52% of the applicants; accepting 2,176 of 20,675 applicants.

  • University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia sent acceptances to 9.4% of the applicants; accepting 3,661 from 38,918 applicants.

  • Brown University in Providence, R.I. sent acceptances to 9% of the applicants; accepting 2,919 out of 32, 380 applicants.

  • Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. sent acceptances to 8.8% of the applicants;  accepting 2,526 out of 28,700.

  • Duke University in Durham, N.C. sent acceptances to less than 8.7% of the applicants;  accepting 2,501 of the 28,600 regular decision applicants.

  • Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. sent acceptances to 6.46% of the applicants;  accepting 1,894 from 29,303 applicants.

  • Yale University in New Haven, Conn. sent acceptances to 6.27% of the applicants; accepting 1,972 from 31,455 applicants.

  • Columbia University in New York, N.Y. sent acceptances to 6.04% of the applicants; accepting 2,193 from 36,292 applicants.

  • Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. sent acceptances to 5.2% of the applicants; accepting 2,037 of  39,041 applications.

  • Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. sent acceptances to 4.69% of the applicants;  accepting 2,063 of 43,997 applicants. Stanford was suggested to be one of the the hardest colleges in the nation to get accepted to!

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