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 2023 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Yale University ever. For the Class of 2023, 36,843 students applied to Yale University of which 2,178 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 5.9%. Overall applications increased by 4.4% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 35,306 to 36,843.
For the Class of 2023, 794 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 6,020, yielding an early acceptance rate of 13.2%. Early applications increased by 5% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 5,733 to 6,020.