Updated: University’s yield for Class of 2017 increases to 68.7 percent - News
| May 09, 2013
The yield for admitted students of the University’s Class of 2017 rose 2 percent from 66.7 to 68.7 percent in the second year since the University reinstated its early admission program, Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye said Thursday.
Reunions: Panelists discuss preparing for college in competitive environment - News
| May 27, 2011A panel made up of alumni working in different areas related to college admissions spoke on “Preparing for College in a Time When Everyone is Above Average” on Friday afternoon.
Yield growth not expected with change in admit rate - News
| April 01, 2011
Despite seeing a record-high 27,189 applicants for the Class of 2015, the University’s initial acceptance rate of 8.39 percent is slightly higher than last year’s rate of 8.18 percent. It extended offers of admission to 2,282 students on Wednesday.
Since the Class of 2011 admissions cycle in 2007, the University’s acceptance rate has remained below 10 percent and has decreased each year aside from slight upticks this year and in 2009.
However, Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye said that admission rates have decreased so sharply in recent years that slight differences between years have become insignificant.
University admits 8.39 percent for Class of 2015 - News
| March 30, 2011
The University has accepted 8.39 percent of applicants for the Class of 2015, a slight increase of 0.21 percent over the initial admit rate last year. Out of a record-high 27,189 applications, 2,282 were accepted and an additional 1,248 were placed on a wait list.
“In many ways, the pool is as deep and as broad as we’ve seen it in past years,” Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye said in an interview.
Admission news comes early for some - News
| March 04, 2011Though under one month remains until the University’s deadline to notify its 27,115 applicants for the Class of 2015 of the decision regarding their admission, a small number of students have already been informed that they should expect to have a spot in the incoming freshman class.