Stanford offered admission to 2,210 students via electronic notification today, producing – at 5.69 percent – the lowest admit rate in University history.
Class of 2016
It has been less than two weeks since the Class of 2016 descended on the Farm. In the midst of choosing classes, registering bikes and checking out the first fraternity parties, a few freshmen have found the time to do one more thing: close down the admissions advice blog they started back in June.
We’re glad it’s your turn, Class of 2016, so here are a few tips to make sure you get the most out of your Admit Weekend experience:
About 6.6 percent of applicants were admitted to Stanford Friday when the Office of Undergraduate Admissions released notification letters via email. The number is the lowest in University history, down from last year’s 7.1 percent admit rate.
Almost 37,000 high school students applied to a member of the Stanford Class of 2016, the largest applicant pool in the University’s history.
Stanford offered admission to 755 students who applied under early action this fall, with an acceptance rate of about 12.8 percent. The University received 5,880 early action applications for the Class of 2016, nearly reaching last year’s record 5,929 applications.