Common Data Set

C. First-Time, First-Year (Freshmen) Admission - 2016

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 2016. 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have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution).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 7,886
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied 10,370
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted 6,314
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted 8,390
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 2,129
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 18
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 2,358
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 24

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? No

If yes, please answer the questions below for Fall 2016 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

Is your waiting list ranked?

If yes, do you release that information to students?

Do you release that information to school counselors?


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  
Of these, units that must be lab 1 2
Foreign language   1
Social studies 3 4
History    
Academic electives    
Computer Science    
Visual/Performing Arts    
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? 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 no yes no no
Class rank no no no yes
Academic GPA yes no no no
Standardized test scores yes no no no
Application essay yes no no no
Recommendation(s) no no yes no

Nonacademic Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Interview no no no yes
Extracurricular activities no yes no no
Talent/ability no yes no no
Character/personal qualities no yes no no
First generation no yes no no
Alumni/ae relation no yes no no
Geographical residence no yes no no
State residency no yes no no
Religious affiliation/commitment no no no yes
Racial/ethnic status no no no yes
Volunteer work no yes no no
Work experience no yes no no
Level of applicant's interest no yes no no

SAT and ACT Policies

C8. Entrance exams

A. Does your institution make use of SAT Reasoning Test, ACT, or SAT Subject Test 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 2018.


Test Require Recommended Require for Some Consider if Submitted Not Used
SAT or ACT yes no no no no
ACT only no no no no no
SAT only no no no no no
SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT no no no no no
SAT Subject Tests only no no no no no

B. If your institution will make use of the ACT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants for Fall 2018, please indicate which ONE of the following applies(regardless of whether the writing score will be used in the admissions process):
ACT with Writing component required no
ACT without Writing component accepted no
ACT with or without Writing component accepted yes

If your institution will make use of the SAT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants for Fall 2018, please indicate which ONE of the following applies(regardless of whether the Essay score will be used in the admissions process):

SAT with Writing component required no
SAT without Writing component accepted no
SAT with or without Writing component accepted yes
C. Please indicate how your institution will use the SAT or ACT writing component; check all that apply:
SAT Essay ACT Essay
For admission no no
For placement no no
For advising no no
In place of application essay no no
As a validity check on the application essay no no
No college policy as of now no no
Not using essay component yes yes

D. In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for academic advising? No
E. Latest date by which SAT or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission: February 1

Latest date by which SAT Subject Test scores must be received for fall-term admission:

F. 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):
G. Please indicate which tests your institution uses for placement (e.g. state tests):
SAT no
ACT no
SAT Subject tests no
AP no
CLEP no
Institutional exam no
State exam (specify): no

Freshman Profile

Provide percentages for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2016, 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 2016 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. Do not convert SAT scores to ACT scores and vice versa.

Do convert New SAT scores (2016) to Old SAT scores using the College Board's concordance tools and tables (sat.org/concordance).

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 12% 552
Submitting ACT scores 87% 3,930

25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 530 620
SAT Math 530 640
SAT Writing 510 610
SAT Essay
ACT Composite 24 30
ACT Math 23 28
ACT English 25 32
ACT Writing 6 8

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


Score Range SAT Critical Reading SAT Math SAT Writing
700-800 7.79% 11.77% 4.71%
600-699 27.54% 32.61% 25.54%
500-599 53.26% 45.11% 52.00%
400-499 9.96% 10.33% 15.94%
300-399 1.27% 0.18% 1.81%
200-299 0.18% 0.00% 0.00%
Totals should be = 100% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Score Range ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 32.04% 42.34% 17.48
24-29 52.26% 40.43% 56.64%
18-23 15.42% 16.34% 22.98%
12-17 0.28% 0.84% 2.90%
6-11 0.00% 0.05% 0.00%
Below 6 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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 30%
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class 62%
Percent in 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 (freshmen) students who submitted high school class rank: 54%

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 3.75 and higher 60.32%
Percent who had GPA between 3.50 and 3.74 18.90%
Percent who had GPA between 3.25 and 3.49 11.35%
Percent who had GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 7.13%
Percent who had GPA between 2.50 and 2.99 2.10%
Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.49 0.20%
Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99 0.00%
Percent who had GPA below 1.0 0.00%
Totals should be = 100% 100.00%

C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA: 3.85

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: $50 ($60 International)

Can it be waived for applicants with financial need? Yes

If you have an application fee and an online application option:

Same Fee yes
Free no
Reduced no

Can on-line application fee 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): June 1

Priority date: February 1

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): October 1 (Early Action)

By (date): February 15

Other: November 15, December 15, February 15 (Regular Decisions)

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

Must reply by (date): May 1

No set date:

Must reply by May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified thereafter

Other: 

Deadline for housing deposit (MMDD): Application Point

Amount of housing deposit: $300 ($50 application fee, $250 prepayment)

Refundable if student does not enroll? Yes, in part ($250)

C18. Deferred admission

Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission? No

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

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 2016 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? Yes

If "yes," please complete the following:

Early action closing date: October 1

Early action notification date: October 15

Is your early action plan a "restrictive" plan under which you limit students from applying to other early plans: No

Last updated: 07/13/2018