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Emory University has seen a record number of applications for the first round of Early Decision admissions to Emory College of Arts and Sciences and Oxford College — and accepted a record 30 stellar students from the QuestBridge National College Match program to its Class of 2022. More than 1,700 students applied to Emory in the first round of Early Decision. The admitted QuestBridge Scholars cohort is three times the typical yearly match.... At the same time, admission rates for the first round of Early Decision to Emory University’s undergraduate colleges fell to 31 percent for Emory College and 25 percent for Oxford College. In December, 503 students were offered admission to Emory College and 223 to Oxford. ...The deadline for Early Decision II and Regular Decision applications is Jan. 1, to round out classes of 1,350 students in Emory College and 485 in Oxford College.
....These Early Action statistics have been approved for release and we're looking forward to bringing in another great class!
39 CGAS Appointments
Of the 189 appointments to the Class of 2022...
49% AIM Graduates
Average ACT Scores: 32 E 31 M 8 W
Average SAT Scores: 675 ERW 710 M 6 W (from Essay)
Average HS Rank: 13% (includes reported and calculated HSRs)
Average GPA: 3.83 (unweighted GPAs converted to a 4.00 scale)
Average PFE Score: 222
Northwestern received a record number of applications in both the Early Decision and regular applicant pools, and anticipates a decline in acceptance rates for both groups, University officials told The Daily. After receiving the most Early Decision applications in its history this year, the University admitted 1,072 early applicants into the class of 2022 on Dec. 14.... Early applications for first-year students totaled 4,049, making the Early Decision acceptance rate about 26 percent. This is slightly down from last year’s Early Decision acceptance rate of 28 percent, Mills said. The number of students admitted through Early Decision represents another record high for the school, a University spokesman told The Daily in an email. NU is targeting an incoming class of 1,925 first-year students, Mills said, and projects that around 54 percent of that class will be filled by the newly-admitted early applicants....
Because BC has to compete with many prestigious institutions for students, the Office of Undergraduate Admission has boosted its efforts to increase the yield of accepted students.
Last month, on Dec. 15, Hamilton College notified 191 students that they had been accepted into the Class of 2022. The majority of these students applied through Hamilton’s Early Decision Plan I program, for which applications were due Nov. 15. Of the 191 accepted students, 161 applied through this Early Decision plan, which is a binding commitment for prospective students. The remaining 25 accepted students were from the non-profit scholarship programs QuestBridge and the Posse Foundation. This is the first time Hamilton has accepted QuestBridge scholars; the College partnered with the organization last summer. These 191 students were accepted from a total pool of 647 applicants for an acceptance rate of around 29.5 percent.