Every year, as one cohort of college students is accepted and another crop starts filling out applications, colleges across the country calculate one final measurement of their admission season success: the admission yield.
The yield percentage represents the accepted students who have placed deposits, a sign that they are actually planning to show up. With that data in hand, colleges also use this time of year to report how many, if any, of their wait-list applicants will be offered admission.
We’ve (The New York Times) recently reached out to several dozen colleges to determine how many of their accepted applicants have placed deposits, and how much those colleges intend to use their wait lists.
Here are some of the preliminary figures:
Ivy League schools, some of which were more selective this year, are reporting yields much greater than what other colleges have reported so far.
Read more: click belowthe original article from The New York Times, written by Tanya Caldwell