Ivy League School Acceptance Rates

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Ivy League Schools are incredibly competitive to get into. Acceptance rates range from under 5% at Harvard to just over 10% at Cornell for the Class of 2021.

To be a great applicant to Ivy League schools (and other top colleges across the country), you have to position yourself as an excellent student with a stellar personal statement, unique theme and great references.

4.6%

Harvard University

Located in Cambridge, MA, just across the Charles River from Boston, Harvard is perhaps the most well respected name in all of higher education.

5.5%

Columbia University

In the middle of New York City, Columbia University is home to numerous famous graduates, including Barack Obama. It was founded in 1754.

5.5%

Princeton University

Named for the city it’s located in, Princeton is among the most competitive schools in the country every year.

6.3%

Yale University

Founded in 1701, Yale is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and has award winning research programs.

7.2%

Brown University

Known for it’s liberal undergraduate curriculum, Brown University is located in Providence, RI.

8.4%

University of Pennsylvania

Founded by Benjamin Franklin, UPenn is a world renowned institution with exceptional medical, law, engineer, business and undergraduate programs.

8.7%

Dartmouth University

In beautiful Hanover, NH, Dartmouth College ranks among the world’s finest academic institutions.

10.3%

Cornell University

In Upstate NY, Cornell is known as the “easiest Ivy to get into and the hardest to get out of”. With an amazing undergraduate education and plethora of schools and majors to chose from, it’s an incredible institution.

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