April 3, 2008

Admissions Data for Class of 2012 Released

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On Monday, the official mailing date for the Ivy League, the undergraduate admissions selection process for Cornell’s Class of 2012 was finished.
Cornell received 33,011 applications for freshman admission, an all-time high. This number represents a 9-percent increase over last year’s class, and a 17-percent increase over the past two years. Overall, there was a 20.4 percent admit rate for both Early Decision and Regular Decision applicants combined, a decrease from last year’s 20.5 percent rate. [img_assist|nid=29460|title=Admissions|desc=Admissions Data for Class of 2012 Released|link=node|align=left|width=|height=0]
In addition, 3,432 students were offered a place on the waitlist, an increase from last year’s 3,223 waitlisted students. There were also 19,305 students who were denied admission, up from 18,419 students last year.