Is the EDII acceptance rate really 18%?

<p>NYU</a> Early Decision apps increase by 43 percent | NYU's Daily Student Newspaper</p>

<p>NYU's overall acceptance is only about 26% for all 4-year programs. So that makes sense. Most students that apply ED apply ED I. NYU knows that students applying ED II to NYU are using it as a back-up choice and are therefore highly selective of students. NYU also tries to leave enough room open to RD applicants for admission. Thus, the accept fewer ED II applicants.</p>