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First-Time, First-Year (Freshman) Admission

Applications C1. First-time, first-year (freshman) students: Providethe number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students whoapplied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in fall2001. Include early decision, early action, and students who beganstudies during summer in this cohort. Applicants should include onlythose students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration foradmission (i.e., who completed actionable applications) and who havebeen notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission,placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicantor institution). Admitted applicants should include wait-listed studentswho were subsequently offered admission.

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied 3,853
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied 4,596
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted 3,117
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted 3,797
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 1,445
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 17
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 1671
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 7

C2.Freshman wait-listed students (students who met admission requirementsbut whose final admissionwas contingent on space vailability)
Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list? No Admission Requirements C3. High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted C4. Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?      Require C5. Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended. Specify the distribution of academic high school course units required and/or recommended of all or most degree-seeking students using Carnegie units (one unit equals one year of study or its equivalent). If you use a different system for calculating units, please convert.

  Units Required Units Recommended
Total academic units 20  
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2  
Of these, units that must be lab    
Foreign language   2
Social studies    
History 2  
Academic electives 9  
Other (specify)    

Basis for Selection C6. Do you have an open admission policy, under which virtually all secondary school graduates or students with GED equivalency diplomas are admitted without regard to academic record, test scores, or other qualifications? If so, check which appliesNot Applicable C7. Relative importance of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in your first-time, first-year, degree-seeking (freshman) admission decisions.

  Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic        
Secondary school record x      
Class rank     x  
Recommendation(s)     x  
Standardized test scores x      
Essay       x
         
Nonacademic
Interview     x  
Extracurricular activities     x  
Talent/ability     x  
Character/personal qualities     x  
Alumni/ae relation     x  
Geographical residence     x  
State residency       x
Religious affiliation/commitment       x
Minority status     x  
Volunteer work     x  
Work experience       x

  SAT and ACT Policies C8. Entrance exams A. Does your institution make use of SAT I, SAT II, orACT scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year,degree-seeking applicants? Yes    If yes, place checkmarks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution’s policies for use in admission.

  ADMISSION
Require Recommend Require for Some Consider If Submitted Not Used
SAT I          
ACT          
SAT I or ACT (no preference) x        
SAT I or ACT--SAT I preferred          
SAT I or ACT--ACT preferred          
SAT I and SAT II          
SAT I and SAT II or ACT          
SAT II          

B. In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for placement or counseling?

Placement Yes
Counseling No

C. Latest date by which SAT I or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission February 15 D. If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies (e.g., if tests are recommended for some students, or if tests are not required of some students):
       Convert all SATI to ACT using standard concordance table.   Freshman Profile Provide percentages for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman)students enrolled in fall 2001,including students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.   C9. Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 2001 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include information for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted test scores. Do not include partial test scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not verbal for a category of students) or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL) in this item. SAT scores should be recentered scores. The 25th percentile is the score that 25 percent scored at or below; the 75th percentile score is the one that 25 percent scored at or above.

Percent submitting SAT scores 34.8%
Number submitting SAT scores 1058
Percent submitting ACT scores 92%
Number submitting ACT scores 2795
  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT I Verbal 500 610
SAT I Math 510 630
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 20 27
  SAT I Verbal SAT I Math
700-800 5.75 7.8%
600-699 25.6% 30.7%
500-599 47.0% 42.3%
400-499 20.9% 17.8%
300-399 0.9% 1.4%
200-299 0% 0.1%
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 8.5% 12.7% 9.5%
24-29 44.7% 41.3% 41.5%
18-23 45.5% 42.2% 43.1%
12-17 1.3% 3.8% 6.0%
6-11 0% 0.1% 0%
Below 6 0% 0% 0%

  C10. Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school class rank within each of the following ranges (report information for those students from whom you collected high school rank information).

Percent in top tenth of high school graduating class 28%
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class 59%
Percent top half of high school graduating class 90%
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class 10%
Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class 1%
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school class rank 76%

  C11. Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school grade-point averages within each of the following ranges (using 4.0 scale). Report information only for those students from whom you collected high school GPA.

Percent who had GPA of 3.0 and higher 88.9
Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.99 11.1
Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99 0
Percent who had GPA below 1.0 0

  C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA: 3.53

 

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA: 100%   Admission Policies   C13.Application fee

Does your institution have an application fee? Yes
Amount of application fee: $20
Can it be waived for applicants with financial need? No

  C14. Application closing date

Does your institution have an application closing date? Yes
Application closing date (fall): February 15

  C15. Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall? Yes   C16. Notification to applicants of admission decision sent
On a rolling basis beginning (date): October 15   C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants No set date   C18.Deferred admission: Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission? No   C19. Early admission of high school students: Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students one year or more before high school graduation? No   C20. Common application: Will you accept the Common Application distributed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals if submitted? No
Is your college a member of the Common Application Group? No   Early Decision and Early Action Plans   C21. Early decision: Does your institution offer an early decision plan (an admission plan that permits students to apply and be notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date and that asks students to commit to attending if accepted) for first-time, first-year (freshman) applicants for fall enrollment? No If "yes," please complete the following:
First or only early decision plan closing date __________
First or only early decision plan notification date __________
Other early decision plan closing date __________
Other early decision plan notification date __________   For the Fall 2001 entering class:
Number of early decision applications received by your institution __________
Number of applicants admitted under early decision plan __________
Please provide significant details about your early decision plan: ________   C22. Early action: Do you have a nonbinding early action plan whereby students are notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date but do not have to commit to attending your college? No