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Out of the 21,573 early applicants, 6,000 received the news they were hoping for – an offer rate of 27.8 percent. Last year, UVA had an offer rate of 28.9 percent for early action applicants. Many of those who received less-good news will have a second chance; their applications were deferred to the regular admissions cycle.
.... The Office of Undergraduate Admission received a wave of 38,813 applications for fall 2018 — a 9 percent increase from last year. The Early Decision (ED) program also received 1,819 applications, marking a 37.5 percent increase from the 1,323 applications received in 2017. ... Due to the increased influx of applications, the acceptance rate was also curbed to 17 percent from 21 percent last year, creating the most selective class in the university’s history. Dattagupta stated that his team’s strategy when admitting the 562 ED students was to choose academically qualified applicants who would find success at Tulane.
...one of 14,866 applicants who opened the portal to find the same message. “Congratulations!” the screen read..... Out of the 40,849 applications UF received for the class of 2022, the school accepted 36 percent, UF spokesperson Steve Orlando wrote in an email. The university expects 43 percent of the students accepted—about 6,400 students—will choose to attend UF. The average GPA was 4.4 for the 11,741 admitted for Fall 2018. Orlando said 3,125 admitted for Summer B.