Up 9 percentage points from last year. UChicago continues to grow in popularity faster than any other school in the country.
Class of '17 yield above 50 percent | The Chicago Maroon
Because the Class of 2017 again exceeds the target size (1479 rather than 1400), for Fall 2013 the size of the College will grow to 5,700+ (its largest ever).
UChicago made substantial progress in all areas of admission against the Ivy League schools this year, continuing to rise more rapidly than any other school in the country:
1) UChicago passed up Yale, Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, and MIT in applications
2) UChicago passed up Penn, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Brown in admissions selectivity.
3) UChicago passed up Dartmouth and Cornell in yield rate, the first time UChicago passed up an Ivy League school in yield (but not the last)
In fact, UChicago has eclipsed Dartmouth in all aspects of admissions:
30,369 (UChicago) vs. 22,400 (Dartmouth)
8.8% (UChicago) vs. 10% (Dartmouth)
55.2% (UChicago) vs. 48.5% (Dartmouth)