Common Data Set

C. First-Time, First-Year (Freshmen) Admission - 2002

Applications

C1. First-time, first-year, (freshmen) students

Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in Fall 2002. Include early decision, early action, and students who began studies during summer in this cohort. Applicants should include only those students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration for admission (i.e., who completed actionable applications) and who have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution). Admitted applicants should include wait-listed students who were subsequently offered admission.

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied 6,264
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied 7,000
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted 5,043
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted 5,951
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 1,963
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 20
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 2,184
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 17

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

If yes, please answer the questions below for Fall 2002 admissions:

Number of qualified applicants offered a placed on waiting list: 

Number accepting a place on the waiting list

Number of wait-listed students admitted: 

 

Admission Requirements

C3. High school completion requirement

Check the appropriate box to identify your high school completion requirement for degree-seeking entering students

High school diploma is required and GED is accepted yes
High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted no
High school diploma or equivalent is not required no

C4. Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?

Required yes
Recommended no
Neither required or recommended no

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.

Academic Units Units Required Units Recommended
Total academic units 12 15
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 2 3
Of these, units that must be lab
Foreign language   2
Social studies 3 4
History    
Academic electives    
Other (specify)    

(NOTE: Mathematics must include Algebra I, Algebra II, and either geometry, trigonometry, calculus or analysis. Science must include biology and a physical science)

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.

Academic Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of secondary school record yes no no no
Class rank no no yes no
Recommendation(s) no no yes no
Standardized test scores yes no no no
Application essay no no no yes

Nonacademic Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Interview no no no yes
Extracurricular activities no no yes no
Talent/ability no no yes no
Character/personal qualities no no no yes
Alumni/ae relation no no yes no
Geographical residence no no yes no
State residency no yes no no
Religious affiliation/commitment no no no yes
Minority status no no yes no
Volunteer work no no yes no
Work experience no no no yes

SAT and ACT Policies

C8. Entrance exams

A. Does your institution make use of SAT I, SAT II, or ACT scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants? Yes

If yes, place check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institutions policies for use in admission for Fall 2005.


Test Require Recommended Require for Some Consider if Submitted Not Used
SAT I no no no no no
ACT no no no no no
SAT I or ACT (no preference) yes no no no no
SAT I or ACT - SAT I prefered no no no no no
SAT I or ACT - ACT prefered no no no no no
SAT I or SAT II no no no no no
SAT I and SAT II or ACT no no no no no
SAT II no no no no no
B. In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for placement or counseling? Yes, both
C. Latest date by which SAT I or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission: August 1

Freshman Profile

Provide percentages for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2002, 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 2002 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 critical reading 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 Number
Submitting SAT scores 31% 1,290
Submitting ACT scores 69% 2,894

25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT I Verbal 490 600
SAT I Math 510 610
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 19 26

Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:


Score Range SAT I Verbal SAT I Math
700-800 3.5% 5.9%
600-699 22.7% 26.1%
500-599 47.2% 49.7%
400-499 25.4% 17.4%
300-399 1.2% 0.9%
200-299 0.0% 0.0%
Totals should be = 100% 100.00% 100.00%

Score Range ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 7.0% 7.0% 11.0%
24-29 43.7% 37.0% 39.7%
18-23 47.2% 45.0% 42.8%
12-17 2.1% 11.1% 6.5%
6-11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Totals should be = 100% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

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 28.6%
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class 52.4%
Percent in top half of high school graduating class 82.8%
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class 17.2%
Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class 2.8%
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshmen) students who submitted high school class rank: 61.6%

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 between 3.00 or higher 80.6%
Percent who had GPA between 2.00 and 2.99 19.4%
Percent who had GPA between 1.00 and 1.99 0.0%
Percent who had GPA below 1.0 0.0%
Totals should be = 100% 100.00%

C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA:  3.54

C12. 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: $25.00 ($50.00 for international students)

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):  Approx. August 1 (3 weeks prior to start of semester)

Priority date: 

C15. Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall? Yes

C16. Notification to applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)

On a rolling basis beginning (date): Continuous

By (date):

Other: 

C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants (fill in one only)

Must reply by (date): 

No set date:

Must reply by May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified thereafter until capacity is reached

C18. Deferred admission

Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission? Yes 

If 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 (freshman) students one year or more before high school graduation? Yes

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?  Yes

If "yes," please complete the following:

First or only early decision plan closing date: Nov. 1

First or only early decision plan notification date: Rolling

Other early decision plan closing date:

Other early decision plan notification date:

For the Fall 2003 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

If "yes," please complete the following:

Early action closing date: Three weeks prior to start of semester

Early action notification date: Continuous

Last updated: 07/23/2018