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Next table compares admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking. The average admistion ratio of US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking is 29.60% and the average admission yield (enrollment ratio) is 32.85%. The numbers in parenthesis() in table represent data by gender (men/women) for each cell respectively. This statistics is based on the lastest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2015-2016.

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Admission Statistics - US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking
NameApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
California Institute of Technology6,525 (4,832/1,693)576 (309/267)226 (136/90)8.83% (6.4%/15.8%)39.24% (44.0%/5.3%)
University of California-Berkeley73,782 (37,051/36,731)11,820 (5,412/6,408)5,467 (2,541/2,925)16.02% (14.6%/17.4%)46.25% (47.0%/8.0%)
University of California-Davis60,543 (27,570/32,973)24,440 (9,962/14,478)5,377 (1,973/3,404)40.37% (36.1%/43.9%)22.00% (19.8%/10.3%)
University of California-Irvine66,515 (30,440/36,075)24,890 (10,806/14,084)5,435 (2,461/2,974)37.42% (35.5%/39.0%)21.84% (22.8%/8.2%)
University of California-Los Angeles86,537 (40,677/45,860)16,059 (7,148/8,911)5,764 (2,394/3,370)18.56% (17.6%/19.4%)35.89% (33.5%/7.3%)
University of California-San Diego73,448 (34,490/38,958)24,449 (11,608/12,841)4,922 (2,538/2,384)33.29% (33.7%/33.0%)20.13% (21.9%/6.1%)
University of California-Santa Barbara66,813 (30,818/35,995)24,283 (10,397/13,886)4,738 (2,096/2,642)36.34% (33.7%/38.6%)19.51% (20.2%/7.3%)
University of Southern California51,920 (24,711/27,209)9,358 (4,284/5,074)3,098 (1,454/1,644)18.02% (17.3%/18.6%)33.11% (33.9%/6.0%)
University of Colorado Boulder28,852 (15,657/13,195)24,282 (12,861/11,421)5,869 (3,307/2,562)84.16% (82.1%/86.6%)24.17% (25.7%/19.4%)
Yale University30,932 (14,803/16,129)1,950 (1,020/930)1,361 (706/655)6.30% (6.9%/5.8%)69.79% (69.2%/4.1%)
Emory University17,796 (7,397/10,399)4,773 (2,072/2,701)1,365 (598/767)26.82% (28.0%/26.0%)28.60% (28.9%/7.4%)
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus25,884 (18,051/7,833)8,641 (5,414/3,227)2,809 (1,732/1,077)33.38% (30.0%/41.2%)32.51% (32.0%/13.7%)
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at ChicagoNo admission statistics available for this school.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign35,822 (20,289/15,533)21,150 (11,417/9,733)6,937 (3,834/3,103)59.04% (56.3%/62.7%)32.80% (33.6%/20.0%)
Northwestern University33,674 (16,348/17,326)4,416 (2,136/2,280)2,043 (1,006/1,037)13.11% (13.1%/13.2%)46.26% (47.1%/6.0%)
University of Notre Dame17,901 (8,834/9,067)3,785 (1,924/1,861)2,011 (1,051/960)21.14% (21.8%/20.5%)53.13% (54.6%/10.6%)
Purdue University-Calumet Campus2,351 (1,141/1,210)1,403 (713/690)945 (502/443)59.68% (62.5%/57.0%)67.36% (70.4%/36.6%)
Johns Hopkins University24,590 (12,282/12,308)3,954 (1,984/1,970)1,470 (754/716)16.08% (16.2%/16.0%)37.18% (38.0%/5.8%)
Boston University54,190 (22,478/31,712)18,701 (7,115/11,586)3,915 (1,470/2,445)34.51% (31.7%/36.5%)20.93% (20.7%/7.7%)
Harvard University34,295 (18,012/16,283)2,045 (1,124/921)1,654 (910/744)5.96% (6.2%/5.7%)80.88% (81.0%/4.6%)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology18,356 (12,765/5,591)1,447 (740/707)1,043 (545/498)7.88% (5.8%/12.6%)72.08% (73.6%/8.9%)
Tufts University19,074 (8,010/11,049)3,288 (1,641/1,646)1,349 (672/676)17.24% (20.5%/14.9%)41.03% (41.0%/6.1%)
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor49,776 (26,562/23,214)16,047 (7,895/8,152)6,505 (3,243/3,262)32.24% (29.7%/35.1%)40.54% (41.1%/14.1%)
Michigan State University33,211 (16,397/16,814)21,950 (10,257/11,693)8,055 (3,841/4,214)66.09% (62.6%/69.5%)36.70% (37.4%/25.1%)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities44,760 (21,212/23,548)20,300 (9,208/11,092)5,530 (2,626/2,904)45.35% (43.4%/47.1%)27.24% (28.5%/12.3%)
Washington University in St Louis29,211 (14,234/14,977)5,004 (2,377/2,627)1,734 (814/920)17.13% (16.7%/17.5%)34.65% (34.2%/6.1%)
Princeton University26,641 (14,167/12,474)1,983 (1,013/970)1,312 (678/634)7.44% (7.2%/7.8%)66.16% (66.9%/5.1%)
Columbia University in the City of New York32,967 (15,165/17,802)2,291 (1,168/1,123)1,424 (718/706)6.95% (7.7%/6.3%)62.16% (61.5%/4.0%)
Cornell University43,037 (23,094/19,943)6,105 (2,885/3,220)3,225 (1,577/1,648)14.19% (12.5%/16.1%)52.83% (54.7%/8.3%)
New York University50,804 (20,966/29,838)18,010 (7,685/10,325)5,913 (2,606/3,307)35.45% (36.7%/34.6%)32.83% (33.9%/11.1%)
University of Rochester17,428 (8,810/8,618)6,345 (3,148/3,197)1,436 (746/690)36.41% (35.7%/37.1%)22.63% (23.7%/8.0%)
Duke University31,523 (15,668/15,855)3,596 (1,832/1,764)1,721 (867/854)11.41% (11.7%/11.1%)47.86% (47.3%/5.4%)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill31,332 (12,776/18,556)8,929 (3,756/5,173)3,976 (1,672/2,304)28.50% (29.4%/27.9%)44.53% (44.5%/12.4%)
Case Western Reserve University21,733 (11,637/10,096)8,326 (4,269/4,057)1,282 (701/581)38.31% (36.7%/40.2%)15.40% (16.4%/5.8%)
Ohio State University-Main Campus36,788 (18,622/18,166)19,484 (9,585/9,899)7,079 (3,547/3,532)52.96% (51.5%/54.5%)36.33% (37.0%/19.4%)
Carnegie Mellon University19,812 (11,592/8,220)4,874 (2,556/2,318)1,474 (813/661)24.60% (22.0%/28.2%)30.24% (31.8%/8.0%)
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus50,299 (25,261/25,038)25,295 (11,966/13,329)8,183 (4,200/3,983)50.29% (47.4%/53.2%)32.35% (35.1%/15.9%)
University of Pennsylvania35,866 (18,286/17,580)3,718 (1,771/1,947)2,425 (1,187/1,238)10.37% (9.7%/11.1%)65.22% (67.0%/7.0%)
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus30,629 (14,387/16,242)16,271 (7,491/8,780)3,847 (1,799/2,048)53.12% (52.1%/54.1%)23.64% (24.0%/12.6%)
Brown University30,431 (12,467/17,964)2,661 (1,319/1,342)1,561 (764/797)8.74% (10.6%/7.5%)58.66% (57.9%/4.4%)
Vanderbilt University29,518 (13,058/16,460)3,865 (1,981/1,884)1,605 (797/808)13.09% (15.2%/11.4%)41.53% (40.2%/4.9%)
Rice University17,728 (9,334/8,394)2,677 (1,402/1,275)949 (515/434)15.10% (15.0%/15.2%)35.45% (36.7%/5.2%)
The University of Texas at Austin38,785 (19,342/19,443)15,381 (6,971/8,410)7,285 (3,391/3,894)39.66% (36.0%/43.3%)47.36% (48.6%/20.0%)
University of Washington-Seattle Campus31,611 (14,851/16,760)17,451 (7,994/9,457)6,360 (3,121/3,239)55.21% (53.8%/56.4%)36.44% (39.0%/19.3%)
University of Wisconsin-Madison25,438 (12,525/12,913)14,484 (6,660/7,824)6,264 (2,996/3,268)56.94% (53.2%/60.6%)43.25% (45.0%/25.3%)
Stanford University42,167 (22,536/19,631)2,145 (1,083/1,062)1,678 (857/821)5.09% (4.8%/5.4%)78.23% (79.1%/4.2%)
Average36,251 (17,769/17,769)10,731 (5,030/5,701)3,525 (1,706/1,819)29.60% (28.3%/32.1%)32.85% (33.9%/31.9%)

SAT Scores Comparison

Next table compares SAT Scores between US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking for academic year 2015-2016. The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,888.18 and 75th percentile is 2,189.59 for US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking.

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SAT Score Comparison - US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Verbal (Critical Reading)WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 225th 175th 2
California Institute of Technology88%
(200)
730800730790770800
University of California-Berkeley87%
(4,749)
600730620750640770
University of California-Davis90%
(4,829)
510640540660560700
University of California-Irvine94%
(5,111)
480600510620550690
University of California-Los Angeles88%
(5,044)
580710600730610750
University of California-San Diego90%
(4,441)
560670590700630760
University of California-Santa Barbara89%
(4,225)
530660560670570710
University of Southern California74%
(2,298)
620720640740660760
University of Colorado Boulder42%
(2,481)
520630540660
Yale University79%
(1,076)
710800710790700800
Emory University70%
(949)
630710650730650750
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus83%
(2,331)
630720630730680770
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at ChicagoNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its SAT score distribution.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign28%
(1,962)
590690600690700790
Northwestern University65%
(1,327)
690770690770700790
University of Notre Dame42%
(848)
660750680770
Purdue University-Calumet Campus59%
(586)
430530430540
Johns Hopkins University75%
(1,109)
670740670760690770
Boston University81%
(3,188)
570680600690620730
Harvard University83%
(1,374)
700800720800710800
Massachusetts Institute of Technology84%
(872)
680770690780740800
Tufts University58%
(782)
680760690760680760
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor32%
(2,107)
620720620720660760
Michigan State University15%
(1,179)
430580460570540690
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities14%
(751)
560690570680620750
Washington University in St Louis48%
(835)
700770700770720800
Princeton University84%
(1,100)
690800700800710800
Columbia University in the City of New York81%
(1,158)
690780700780700790
Cornell University82%
(2,659)
650740680770
New York University77%
(4,338)
610710620720630740
University of RochesterNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its SAT score distribution.
Duke University72%
(1,234)
670760690780700790
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill60%
(2,386)
600700590700620720
Case Western Reserve University60%
(766)
610710610710660760
Ohio State University-Main Campus36%
(2,573)
540660560660620730
Carnegie Mellon University87%
(1,288)
640740660760700800
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus75%
(6,099)
530620540640560670
University of Pennsylvania66%
(1,598)
670770690780690780
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus86%
(3,298)
580670570670600690
Brown University77%
(1,208)
660770670780670780
Vanderbilt University41%
(657)
710780680770720800
Rice University77%
(734)
680760670770710790
The University of Texas at Austin81%
(5,903)
570690560690600720
University of Washington-Seattle Campus83%
(5,269)
530650520640580700
University of Wisconsin-Madison18%
(1,104)
560660590680620740
Stanford University86%
(1,438)
680780690790700790
Average67.89%612.50713.41627.50725.50648.18750.68

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

Next table compares ACT Scores between US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking for academic year 2015-2016. The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 84.62 and 75th percentile is 98.78 for US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking.

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ACT Score Comparison - US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 225th 175th 2
California Institute of Technology41%
(93)
343534353536
University of California-Berkeley46%
(2,502)
293429352834
University of California-Davis49%
(2,621)
253124322531
University of California-Irvine45%
(2,431)
232923302430
University of California-Los Angeles48%
(2,791)
273328342734
University of California-San Diego43%
(2,121)
273227332734
University of California-Santa Barbara52%
(2,465)
263125332531
University of Southern California45%
(1,407)
293330342834
University of Colorado Boulder74%
(4,343)
243023302429
Yale University41%
(557)
3135
Emory University44%
(604)
293228322833
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus62%
(1,730)
303330342934
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at ChicagoNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its ACT score distribution.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign78%
(5,440)
263226332633
Northwestern University55%
(1,119)
31343035
University of Notre Dame58%
(1,163)
3234
Purdue University-Calumet Campus43%
(428)
17251825
Johns Hopkins University41%
(600)
313431353035
Boston University34%
(1,347)
273127332631
Harvard University35%
(576)
323533353235
Massachusetts Institute of Technology42%
(440)
333533353436
Tufts University42%
(567)
3033
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor81%
(5,258)
293329342733
Michigan State University81%
(6,503)
232823292328
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities91%
(5,030)
263024312530
Washington University in St Louis66%
(1,136)
323433353135
Princeton University36%
(468)
313532353035
Columbia University in the City of New York34%
(490)
313432352935
Cornell University41%
(1,337)
3034
New York University22%
(1,324)
2832
University of RochesterNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its ACT score distribution.
Duke University50%
(865)
313430353235
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill43%
(1,692)
283228342732
Case Western Reserve University59%
(760)
293329342934
Ohio State University-Main Campus83%
(5,900)
273126322631
Carnegie Mellon University35%
(512)
303430353135
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus17%
(1,371)
252924302530
University of Pennsylvania34%
(827)
313432353034
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus44%
(1,684)
263127332632
Brown University40%
(617)
303430352834
Vanderbilt University62%
(997)
323433353035
Rice University51%
(487)
313432353035
The University of Texas at Austin57%
(4,163)
263226332633
University of Washington-Seattle Campus34%
(2,185)
253124322632
University of Wisconsin-Madison89%
(5,554)
263126322631
Stanford University39%
(764)
313432353035
Average50.16%28.7032.6528.1633.2127.7732.92

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

Next table list and compare the requirements when applying US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking based on academic year 2015-2016 data.

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Application Requirements Comparison - US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking
NameHS GPAHS RankHS RecordPrepa-ratory ProgramRecommen-dationCompete-nciesSAT/ACTTOEFL
California Institute of Technology
University of California-Berkeley
University of California-Davis
University of California-Irvine
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-San Diego
University of California-Santa Barbara
University of Southern California
University of Colorado Boulder
Yale University
Emory University
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Northwestern University
University of Notre Dame
Purdue University-Calumet Campus
Johns Hopkins University
Boston University
Harvard University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tufts University
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Michigan State University
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Washington University in St Louis
Princeton University
Columbia University in the City of New York
Cornell University
New York University
University of Rochester
Duke University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Case Western Reserve University
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Carnegie Mellon University
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Brown University
Vanderbilt University
Rice University
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Stanford University

: Required : Recommended ✗: Neither Required nor Recommended

***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2015-2016.