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Last Update Dec. 21. Colleges may send updates to thechoicenyt@gmail.comEarly Applicants for Fall 2012Pct Change in Apps Over 2011Early Acceptances 2012Pct of Early Applicants Accepted 2012Pct of Early Applicants Accepted 2011Anticipated Freshman Class Size for Fall 2012Approx Pct of Freshman Class, Fall 2012, Now Filled

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Universities with Binding Early Decision

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American University (DC)6269.86%48577.48%71.53%1,57530.79%

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Babson (MA)26725.94%14152.81%54%47030.00%

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Barnard (NY)5622%25244.84%43.6%58043.45%

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Boston University (MA)1,0691.14%56352.67%42%3,90014.44%

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Bowdoin (ME)5944.93%17128.79%33.69%48535.26%

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Brown (RI)2,9194.40%55619.05%20%1,50037.07%

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Colgate (NY)*398-1.49%22556.53%60%76029.61%

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Columbia (NY)3,088-5.68%63120.43%18.93%1,39145.36%

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Cornell (NY)3,6003.74%117132.53%35%3,18236.80%

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Dartmouth (NH)1,8000.84%46525.83%24.87%1,10042.27%

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Davidson (NC)3717.54%19452.29%55.07%49039.59%

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Duke University (NC)2,64120%64824.54%28.26%1,70038.12%

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Elon University (NC)40016.28%34385.75%84.68%1,40024.50%

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Emory University (GA)*87917.36%43149.03%45.66%1,33632.26%

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George Washington (DC)*1,5303.24%58538.24%35.90%2,35024.89%

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Hamilton College (NY)*4138.85%18043.58%43.09%48037.50%

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Johns Hopkins (MD)1,4599.70%56138.45%38.95%1,24545.06%

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Kenyon College (OH)*207-11.54%13665.70%61.97%46529.25%

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Middlebury (VT)*6455.8%27041.86%38.71%60045.00%

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NYU (NY)*3,1827.21%145445.69%N/A5,00029.08%

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Northwestern (IL)2,45015.19%80432.82%33.62%2,02539.70%

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Oberlin College (OH)*241-9.74%16166.80%62.55%79020.38%

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University of Pennsylvania4,526-0.98%114825.36%26.14%2,42047.44%

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Pomona College (CA)*29733.33%7525.25%30.93%39518.99%

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University of Puget Sound (WA)*92-29.23%7177.17%60.77%67510.52%

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute* (NY)589-8.96%21436.33%32%1,25017.12%

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Sarah Lawrence (NY)918.33%7784.62%66.67%36521.10%

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Scripps College (CA)9932.00%5454.55%23522.98%

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Smith College (MA)*2286.54%13057.02%61.68%64020.31%

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St. Lawrence (NY)1757%13174.86%86%65020.15%

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Vanderbilt (TN)1,7696.37%55331.26%29.77%1,60034.56%

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Washington and Lee University (VA)44319.09%19243.34%47.31%48040.00%

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William & Mary (VA)1,1678.46%56448.33%49.8%1,47038.37%

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Williams College (MA)566-1.05%23942.23%40.38%55043.45%

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Universities With Nonbinding Early Action

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Babson (MA)1,69723.78%60835.83%41%470

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University of Chicago (IL)8,69824.97%153217.61%22.66%1,350

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Elon University (NC)6,32916.69%316249.96%49.94%1,400

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Fordham (NY)11,31516.6%514945.51%51.95%1,820

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Georgetown (DC)6,7301.19%101215.04%16.85%1,580

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Lewis & Clark (OR)1,61427.39%122776.02%77%570

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Northeastern (MA)16,12514.30%6,03237.41%2,800

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Santa Clara (CA)4,26511.30%243957.19%54.59%1,275

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Villanova (PA)7,74410.79%284036.67%39.61%1,630

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University of Virginia (VA)11,417N/A**

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Restrictive/Single-Choice Early Action

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Boston College (MA)6,5535.66%264640.38%43.67%2,250

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Harvard (MA)4,245N/A77218.19%N/A1,660

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Princeton (NJ)3,443N/A72621.09%N/A1,300

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Stanford (CA)5,880-0.83%75512.84%12.72%1,700

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Yale (CT)4,304-18.01%67515.68%14.48%1,300

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* has two early application rounds

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** Information not released until January

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