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 2022 was one of the most challenging years to be admitted to Yale University ever. For the Class of 2022, 35,306 students applied to Yale University of which 2,229 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 6.3%. Overall applications increased by 7.3% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 32,900 to 35,306.
For the Class of 2022, 842 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 5,733, yielding an early acceptance rate of 14.7%. Early applications increased by 12.7% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 5,086 to 5,733.