Ivy League Acceptance Ratio and Admission Requirement Comparison

Ivy League Acceptance Ratio and Admission Requirement Comparison

Acceptane Ratio and Application Statistics

Next table compares admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between schools in Ivy League. The average admistion ratio of schools in Ivy League is 9.06% and the average admission yield (enrollment ratio) is 61.44%. The numbers in parenthesis() in table represent data by gender (men/women) for each cell respectively. This statistics is based on the lastest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2015-2016.

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Admission Statistics - Ivy League
NameApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
Yale University30,932 (14,803/16,129)1,950 (1,020/930)1,361 (706/655)6.30% (6.9%/5.8%)69.79% (69.2%/4.1%)
Harvard University34,295 (18,012/16,283)2,045 (1,124/921)1,654 (910/744)5.96% (6.2%/5.7%)80.88% (81.0%/4.6%)
Dartmouth College19,297 (9,725/9,572)2,220 (1,108/1,112)1,152 (575/577)11.50% (11.4%/11.6%)51.89% (51.9%/6.0%)
Princeton University26,641 (14,167/12,474)1,983 (1,013/970)1,312 (678/634)7.44% (7.2%/7.8%)66.16% (66.9%/5.1%)
Columbia University in the City of New York32,967 (15,165/17,802)2,291 (1,168/1,123)1,424 (718/706)6.95% (7.7%/6.3%)62.16% (61.5%/4.0%)
Cornell University43,037 (23,094/19,943)6,105 (2,885/3,220)3,225 (1,577/1,648)14.19% (12.5%/16.1%)52.83% (54.7%/8.3%)
University of Pennsylvania35,866 (18,286/17,580)3,718 (1,771/1,947)2,425 (1,187/1,238)10.37% (9.7%/11.1%)65.22% (67.0%/7.0%)
Brown University30,431 (12,467/17,964)2,661 (1,319/1,342)1,561 (764/797)8.74% (10.6%/7.5%)58.66% (57.9%/4.4%)
Average31,683 (15,715/15,715)2,872 (1,426/1,446)1,764 (889/875)9.06% (9.1%/9.2%)61.44% (62.4%/60.5%)

SAT Scores Comparison

Next table compares SAT Scores between schools in Ivy League for academic year 2015-2016. The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 2,070.89 and 75th percentile is 2,354.82 for schools in Ivy League.

SAT Score Comparison - Ivy League
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Verbal (Critical Reading)WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 225th 175th 2
Yale University79%
(1,076)
710800710790700800
Harvard University83%
(1,374)
700800720800710800
Dartmouth College65%
(744)
680780690790680770
Princeton University84%
(1,100)
690800700800710800
Columbia University in the City of New York81%
(1,158)
690780700780700790
Cornell University82%
(2,659)
650740680770
University of Pennsylvania66%
(1,598)
670770690780690780
Brown University77%
(1,208)
660770670780670780
Average77.13%681.25780.00697.14788.57692.50786.25

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

Next table compares ACT Scores between schools in Ivy League for academic year 2015-2016. The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 92.35 and 75th percentile is 103.98 for schools in Ivy League.

ACT Score Comparison - Ivy League
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 225th 175th 2
Yale University41%
(557)
3135
Harvard University35%
(576)
323533353235
Dartmouth College35%
(408)
3034
Princeton University36%
(468)
313532353035
Columbia University in the City of New York34%
(490)
313432352935
Cornell University41%
(1,337)
3034
University of Pennsylvania34%
(827)
313432353034
Brown University40%
(617)
303430352834
Average37.00%30.7534.3831.8035.0029.8034.60

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

Next table list and compare the requirements when applying schools in Ivy League based on academic year 2015-2016 data.

Application Requirements Comparison - Ivy League
NameHS GPAHS RankHS RecordPrepa-ratory ProgramRecommen-dationCompete-nciesSAT/ACTTOEFL
Yale University
Harvard University
Dartmouth College
Princeton University
Columbia University in the City of New York
Cornell University
University of Pennsylvania
Brown University

: Required : Recommended ✗: Neither Required nor Recommended

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