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 2021 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Yale University ever to date. For the Class of 2021, 32,900 students applied to Yale University of which 2,272 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 6.9%. Overall applications increased by 4.6% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 31,455 to 32,900.
For the Class of 2021, 871 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 5,086, yielding an early acceptance rate of 17.1%. Early applications increased by 9.1% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 4,662 to 5,086.