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Harvard College Accepts Record-Low 3.43% of Applicants to Class of 2025 | News

Harvard College accepted 3.43 percent of applicants to the Class of 2025 — 1,968 students out of the 57,435 who applied — marking the lowest admissions rate in College history in a year that saw an unprecedented surge in applications.

This year’s record-low admissions rate is down from the 4.92 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2024 and eclipses the previous record-low 4.50 percent of applicants admitted to the Class of 2023. The College saw a record-high number of applicants this year, surpassing the previous record of 43,330 applicants to the Class of 2023 and increasing 43 percent

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University admits 3,446 to class of 2025, sets record-low acceptance rate // The Observer

The University announced Friday it admitted 1,771 students to the class of 2025 during the regular decision process. With 1,673 students admitted during the restrictive early action (REA) process in December, the University admitted a total of 3,446 students out of 23,639 applicants for a record-low acceptance rate of 14.6%.

Of the 1,712 deferred students from REA, 145 were accepted as part of the regular decision admitted pool. Represented among the total applicant pool were 8,030 high schools. Among admitted students, 2,175 high schools were represented.

Associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment Don Bishop said the COVID-19 pandemic made this

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