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2003-2004

C. First Time, First Year (Freshman) Admission

A B C D E F G H I J

Common Data Set: 2003-2004

C. FST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION

Applications
C1. First-time, first-year (freshman) students:
Total men applied
846
Total women applied
1,626
Total men admitted
684
Total women admitted
1,358
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men enrolled
311
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men enrolled
4
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women enrolled
592
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women enrolled
5

 

C2. Freshman wait-listed students (students who met admission requirements but whose final admission was contingent on space availability)
Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list?
Yes

 

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 student?
Recommended

 

C5. Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended.
 
Units recommended
English
4
Mathematics
3
Science
2
Foreign language
3
Social Studies
1
History
2

 

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? NO

 

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
Recommendations
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 or ACT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants?  
Yes
Does your institution use applicants' test scores for placement or counseling?  
Yes
SAT or ACT (no preference) For Admission
Required
  For Placement
Required
B. Does your institution use the SAT I or II or the ACT for placement only?  
No
C. Latest date by which SAT I or ACT scores musts be received for fall-term admission:  
15-Jul.

 

Freshman Profile
C9. Percent and number of first-time, first-year students enrolled in fall 2003 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. (Includes all enrolled, first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking students who submitted test scores).
 
SAT
ACT
Percent submitting scores:
90%
33%
Number submitting scores
811
294
 
25th percentile
75th percentile
SAT I Verbal
490
600
SAT I Math
490
620
ACT Composite
20
26

 

Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range
 
SAT I Verbal
SAT I Math
700-800
3
3
600-699
21
25
500-599
43
40
400-499
31
29
300-399
2
4
200-299
0
0
ACT Composite
Frequency
Percentage
30-36
8
24-29
36
18-23
53
12-l7
3
6-11
0
below 6
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).
Percent in top 10th of high school graduating class
29%
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class
60%
Percent in top half of high school graduating class
86%
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class

14%

Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class
4%
Percent of total freshmen students who submitted class rank
78%

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%
Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.99
12%
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:
3.62
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
$45
Can it be waived for applicants with financial need?
Yes
C14. Application closing date:
Does your institution have an application closing date?
Yes
Application closing date (fall)
Jun. 1
Priority date
Mar. 1
C15. Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall?
Yes
C16. Notification to applicants of admission decision sent
2 weeks
C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants
by May 1
C18. Deferred admission: Does your institute allow students to postpone enrollment after admission?
Yes

Maximum period of postponement:
C19. Early admission of high school students:
Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as full-time, first-time, first-year students one year or more before high school graduation
Yes
C20. Common application: Will you accept the Common Application distributed by the National Assoc. of Secondary School Principals if submitted?
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
C22. Early Action:
Do you have a nonbinding early action plan 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?
Yes
Application deadline
Dec. 1
Admission Notification sent
Jan. 15