Women Students Accepted for Admission at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the admissions process for the Class of 2024 continues. Several of the nation’s leading colleges and universities have announced demographic data on the gender of students accepted for admission.

Harvard University admitted 1,980 students to its first-year class from an application pool of more than 40,000. Women make up 51.6 percent of all admitted students.

Pomona College in Claremont, California, offered admission to 745 students. Women make up 52 percent of the accepted student pool.

Wellesley College in Massachusetts reported that it accepted 19 percent of its 6,627 applicants. This was the second largest applicant pool in the history of the women’s college.

Barnard College, a highly selective educational institution for women in New York City, accepted only 10.9 percent of its 9,411 applicants. This was the lowest acceptance rate in school history. Applications for admission to Barnard are up 60 percent over the past five years.

The University of Pennsylvania accepted 3,404 students to the Class of 2024 from an applicant pool of 42,205. Some 53 percent of all accepted students are women.

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