Stanford’s Admit Weekend — which takes place Thursday to Saturday, — has long occurred in the last weekend in April. Oftentimes, this means that Stanford is the last school admitted students visit before the deadline to decide where they will enroll arrives a few days later on May 1.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission reports that 81.1 percent of admitted undergraduates enrolled as students in the Class of 2019, up from 78.2 percent last year. The yield rate is the highest in Stanford history.
Students applying for housing beginning next autumn quarter received an email Monday from Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE) announcing that Stanford will be offering two additional housing options for upperclassmen and that the Draw application portal would be open for an extra week.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission at Stanford reported on Monday that 78.9 percent of admitted students had accepted their offer of admission to Stanford to join the Class of 2018. This represents a 2.9 percent jump from the 76.7 percent yield for the Class of 2017 and the highest yield of enrolled students in Stanford’s history.
A comparison of Stanford’s 2014 yield rate to that of peer institutions. Among peer universities that have released their yield rates, Stanford ranks second behind only Stanford.
Stanford reported a yield rate of approximately 76.7 percent for the Class of 2017 on Tuesday — a 3.7 percent increase from last year’s figure and the highest-ever in University history, according to an email from Director of Admission Colleen Lim M.A. ’80.
The Faculty Senate discussed revisions to undergraduate breath requirements at its Thursday meeting, with professors disagreeing over the number of courses a student should be required to take under the proposed new system.
Ahead of Shawn Abbott’s departure to New York University, the Stanford director of admission said about 72 to 73 percent of students admitted to Stanford this year have accepted their offers. 2,300 applicants were accepted during early and regular admission. “It looks as though our yield this year will be our strongest ever,” Abbott wrote…