As American Colleges Struggle to Fill Classes, Ivy League Yield Rates Continue to Rise
Yield rates at the eight Ivy schools have soared over the past 30 years, according to a Crimson analysis — and show no sign of slowing.
As Acceptance Rates Fall, Some Ivy League Universities Stop Publicizing Admissions Data
As acceptance rates to the country’s most selective universities fall to all-time lows each year, more and more elite schools have stopped promoting key admissions data, including acceptance numbers and demographic breakdowns.
Who Gets Likely Letters?
Colleges send likely letters to prospective students to notify them they are likely to be admitted on the official decision release date. To receive one is rare: In the past, Harvard College has sent roughly 200 to recruited athletes and 100 to non-athletes.
As Tuition Rises 3%, Harvard College Raises Non-Contribution Threshold to Expand Financial Aid
Beginning with the Class of 2026, families with annual incomes under $75,000 will pay nothing to attend Harvard College — marking a $10,000 increase from the previous threshold — the College announced Thursday evening.
College Expects 1,962 Freshmen This Fall As Record-High 85% of Admits Will Join Class of 2025
A record-high 85 percent of admits accepted their spots in Harvard College’s Class of 2025, meaning the College expects an unprecedented 1,962 freshmen to enroll this fall, it announced Sunday morning.
What Does Harvard’s Record-Low Admissions Rate Mean For the College — And For Higher Education?
A record-low admissions rate of 3.43 percent — the lowest in the College’s history — has raised questions among professors and educational consultants about the quality and accessibility of an education at Harvard and other increasingly selective institutions.
Harvard College Accepts Record-Low 3.43% of Applicants to Class of 2025
Harvard College accepted 3.43 percent of applicants to the Class of 2025, marking the lowest admissions rate in College history in a year that saw a historic surge in applications.
Harvard College Receives Record-High 57,000 Applications, Delays Admissions Release Date
More than 57,000 students applied for a spot in Harvard College’s Class of 2025, marking a record high and forcing the Admissions Office to push back its decision release date by roughly a week, the office announced Thursday.
Harvard Admits Record Low 7.4% of Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2025
Harvard College’s early action acceptance rate decreased to 7.4 percent as the number of total applicants hit a record high, marking the most competitive early admissions cycle in Harvard history.
For Class of 2024, Smaller Applicant Pools Meant Less Competitive Admissions at Harvard, Peers
In light of shrinking undergraduate applicant pools, admissions to a majority of Ivy League schools were less competitive for the Class of 2024 than in recent years.
College Sees Growth in Admitted Veterans, Admissions Dean Points to Recruitment
Harvard College admitted more veterans and ROTC candidates to the Class of 2024 than last year, which Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 attributes to both greater interest from applicants and the College’s own outreach efforts.
Harvard College Admits 4.92 Percent of Applicants to Class of 2024
Harvard College accepted 4.92 percent of applicants to the Class of 2024, representing a total 1,980 admitted students of the 40,248 who applied.
40,246 Apply to the Class of 2024 As College Announces New Financial Aid Initiative
A total of 40,246 students applied to Harvard College’s Class of 2024, marking the lowest number of applications in three years.
83 Percent of Harvard College Admits Accept Spots in Class of 2023
Nearly 83 percent of students admitted to Harvard College’s Class of 2023 accepted their offers, an increase from the Class of 2022, in which 81.7 percent of admitted students accepted their offers, the College announced Thursday.
Record-Low 4.5 Percent of Harvard College Applicants Accepted to Class of 2023
A record-low 4.5 percent of applicants to Harvard College received admissions offers to the Class of 2023, with 1,950 of 43,330 candidates securing places in the class.
Record 43,330 Apply to Harvard College Class of 2023
A record-high 43,330 students applied for admission to the Harvard College Class of 2023, marking the fifth consecutive year of climbing application numbers.
Harvard Admissions Trial Ruling Will Determine Facts for Future Appeals, Experts Say
Attorneys for Harvard and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions had their last chance to present arguments in their ongoing battle over whether the College’s admissions processes discriminates against Asian-American applicants last week.
Data Could Decide the Harvard Admissions Trial. Here’s How and Why
The trial and lawsuit unleashed mountains of classified Harvard admissions data. Both the University and SFFA employed statistical experts to analyze the data and testify about their results in court. So, who’s right?
Asian-American Harvard Admits Earned Highest Average SAT Score of Any Racial Group From 1995 to 2013
Over an 18-year period stretching from 1995 to 2013, Asian-American students admitted to Harvard scored higher on the SAT than did their peer admits from other racial groups, according to data released in the admissions trial.
Asian-American Harvard Applicants Saw Lowest Admit Rate of Any Racial Group From 1995 to 2013
Over a nearly two-decade period starting in 1995, Asian-American applicants to Harvard saw the lowest acceptance rate of any racial group that applied to the school, according to data presented in the Harvard admissions trial Thursday.