Class of 2026 Admission Rates

Friday, November 18, 2022

Class of 2023 Early Admission RatesStudents navigating the college admissions process continue to experience unique challenges and changes, including the announcement of an entirely digital SAT, continued test-optional policies, increasing application numbers, and more students applying to even more colleges than ever before. All of this has led to an even more competitive year at the most selective colleges in the US, while other schools plan to admit more students than ever before in order to manage enrollment numbers. Read on for our comprehensive list of admission rates for the class of 2026.

Class of 2026 Application Numbers

As far as application numbers go, many schools saw applications skyrocket as more students chose to apply to a wider range of schools in light of widespread test-optional admissions policies. Overall the Common Application saw a 21.3% increase in submitted applications over last year.

Class of 2026 Admit Rates

Below are some available admission rates for the class of 2026. Check back for updates as colleges continue to release regular admission decisions and more statics become available!

School Class of 2026 Admission Rate Class of 2025 Admission Rate
Barnard College  8% 10.4%
Boston College  16.4% 18.9%
Boston University  14% 18.3%
Bowdoin College  8.92%  8.8%
Brown University  5%  5.5%
Carleton 16.5% 21.2%
Colby College  7.45% 8%
Colgate University  TBA 17.2%
Columbia University  3.73%  3.9%
Cornell University  Not Releasing Data  ~8.7%
Dartmouth College 6.2%  6.17%
Duke University  6.2% 5.7%
Emory University  15.8% 20.4%
Georgetown University  12.1%  12%
Harvard University  3.19%  3.43%
Johns Hopkins University  6.48% 7.4%
Middlebury College  11.5%  15.7%
MIT  3.96% 4%
New York University  12.2% 12.8%
Northwestern University  7%  6.8%
Pomona College 7.02%  6.6%
Princeton University Not Releasing Data  3.98%
Rice University  8.56% 9.3%
Stanford University Not Releasing Data  3.95%
Swarthmore College  6.95% 8%
Tufts University  9% 11%
Tulane University 8.5% 9.63%
University of California Berkeley  11.39%  14.53%
University of California Los Angeles  8.56%  10.76%
University of Chicago 5.44%  6.2%
University of Notre Dame  12.87% 14.6%
University of Pennsylvania Not Releasing Data  5.68%
University of Southern California  11.88% 12%
University of Virginia 18.68% 20.6%
Vanderbilt University  6.1%  6.7%
Washington University in St. Louis 10% 13%
Wellesley College  13% 16%
Williams College  8.5% 8%
Yale University 4.4%  4.62%


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