Women in the Pool of Accepted Students at Some Top-Ranked Colleges and Universities

yesMany of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities recently mailed out acceptance letters to applicants for the Class of 2018. Some of the more selective institutions accepted only between 5 and 10 percent of all students who applied.

A few of these selective institutions offered acceptance data by gender. Here are the percentages of women in the pool of accepted applicants at high-ranking colleges and universities that reported their admission statistics by gender:

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY): 52.7%
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD): 50.8%
Williams College (Williamstown, MA): 49.2%
Princeton University (Princeton, NJ): 48.4%
Harvard University (Cambridge, MA): 45.0%

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