935 admitted early to Harvard College Class of ’23

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 23:40 in Psychology & Sociology

Under Harvard College’s early action program, Harvard today admitted 935 students from an applicant pool of 6,958 to the Class of 2023. “The Class of 2023 is off to a promising start,” said William R. Fitzsimmons, dean of admissions and financial aid. “They are exceptionally talented in every way, and they bring with them remarkable diversity of lived experiences and backgrounds to share with their classmates over the next four years.” This year, women constitute 51.3 percent of those students admitted early, compared with 47.2 percent last year. Women also expressed greater interest in the physical sciences and computer science than last year. Nearly 53 percent of those indicating the physical sciences as their proposed academic concentration are women, compared with 33 percent last year. For computer science, the increase was from 29 to 43 percent. Overall, there was slightly more interest in the social sciences, and relatively small fluctuations in other...

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