Stanford University sent notification letters Friday, March 30, to high school students around the world on its admission decisions for the undergraduate Class of 2016.
Admitted students have until May 1 to accept or reject the university's offer.
In recent years, about 70 percent of students admitted to Stanford have chosen to enroll, a "yield rate" second only to that of Harvard University, the Stanford Daily has reported.
For the current freshman class -- the Class of 2015 -- Stanford admitted 7 percent of the 34,348 applicants, 754 of them under the early action program.
"Stanford has been exceedingly fortunate to attract a simply amazing group of applicants from all over the world," Richard Shaw, Stanford's dean of admission and financial aid, said in a statement.
"In our review, we were humbled by the exceptional accomplishments of those candidates who have been admitted as well as the competitive strength of all of the applicants," he said.
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