Yale University is an Ivy League School and its admissions statistics make it one of the most competitive 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 2020 the single most challenging years to be admitted to Yale University ever to date. For the Class of 2020, 31,455 students applied to Yale University of which 1,972 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 6.3%. Overall applications increased by 4% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 30,237 to 31,455.
For the Class of 2020, 795 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 4,662, yielding an early acceptance rate of 17.1%. Early applications decreased by 0.7% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 4,693 to 4,662.