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Early Decision Statistics?

sshjuskissmesshjuskissme Posts: 29Registered User New Member
edited July 2009 in New York University
I'm a little confused on the ED Stats from NYU.
Can someone clarify some information for me?
A simple question.
About how many students apply to NYU ED? And of those how many students get accepted?

On NYU's website it says about 3,000 students applied ED and 26% of the freshman class is ED. When I do my math. If 36,000 students applied and of those students about 9000 get accepted and 26% of 9000 is about 2300 students. On the website it says total number of newly admitted freshman 4,000 something. That means half the student body is ED?
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Replies to: Early Decision Statistics?

  • just a girljust a girl Posts: 212Registered User Junior Member
    No, it doesn't say there are 4,000 admitted. It says there are 4,000 ENROLLED. Just because 9,000 get accepted doesn't mean they all go.

    But yeah, I see what you're getting at. Of the people who actually attend, about half are ED.
  • bimachrisbimachris Posts: 843Registered User Member
    NYU seeks an incoming class of 4500 but that number varies depending on the yield that year.

    This year about 1000 ED kids were accepted, little less I think, out of over 3000 applicants. ED acceptance rate was high this year but it varies depending on the quality of the ED applicants. They don't have a limit of how many ED kids they can accept.

    So, about 1/3 of NYU's incoming class are ED
  • jkaufmanjkaufman Posts: 1,065Registered User Member
    I think the website means 26% of the people that end up enrolling are ED, which makes sence since a class is about 4000 and they accept about 1000 ED.
  • NuclearPakistan1NuclearPakistan1 Posts: 1,285Registered User Senior Member
    I actually just called NYU admissions to get current data:

    RD acceptance rate is about 24%.
    ED acceptance rate is about 32+% depending on how many people apply.
  • j'adoreDiorj'adoreDior Posts: 32Registered User New Member
    hey NuclearPakistan1, do you happen to have the acceptance rate for Stern this year? I was just curious. :) thanks.
  • NuclearPakistan1NuclearPakistan1 Posts: 1,285Registered User Senior Member
    j'adoreDior: I also asked about that, and let me just give you the rundown:

    Tisch: ED- Above RD, RD- 15% ( Most selective school)
    Stern: ED- above RD, RD-~18%
    CAS: ED- 32+%, RD-22-24%
    Gallatin, Steinhardt, and Silver: ED- a little above CAS's rate, RD- a little above CAS as well.
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