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Must-Know College Waitlist Statistics [Latest Report]

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"The chances of being admitted to an Ivy League college from the waitlist are only 8.8%."

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"Carnegie Mellon University admitted 4% of waitlisted applicants in 2017."

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"Georgetown University admitted 14% of waitlisted applicants in 2018."

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"UCLA offered spots to 2,623 waitlisted students from a pool of 26,651 applicants in 2019."

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"Harvard reported a waitlist acceptance rate of 5.9% in 2012."

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"Colgate University offered admission to 121 waitlisted students out of 1,315 in 2021."

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"60% of restrictive early action applicants to Stanford University were waitlisted in 2015."

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"In 2017, 7 of the top 10 liberal arts colleges did not accept any students from their waitlists."

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"Penn admitted roughly 90 students from the waitlist in 2017."

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"University of Virginia admitted 11% of waitlisted applicants in 2018."

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"Duke University admitted 3.8% of waitlisted applicants in 2017."

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"University of California, Berkeley admitted 320 students off the waitlist out of 3,377 who accepted the offer in 2019."

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"Princeton University admitted 15 students off the waitlist in 2019."

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