Yale University is an Ivy League School and its admissions statistics fall in the middle of all Ivy League Schools. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Yale University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2019 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Yale University ever to date. For the Class of 2019, 30,237 students applied to Yale University of which 1,963 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 6.5%. Overall applications decreased by 2.2% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 30,932 to 30,237.
For the Class of 2019, 753 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 4,693, yielding an early acceptance rate of 16%. Early applications decreased by 1.2% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 4,750 to 4,693.