First-time, first-year (freshman) students:
Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in fall 2003. 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have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution).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 full-time, first-time, first-year (freshmen) men who applied:
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? X Yes _ No
If yes, please answer the questions below for fall 2003 admissions:
Number of qualified applicants offered a place on the waiting list: 295
Number accepting a place on the waiting list: 97
Number of wait-listed students admitted: 8
|C3.||High school completion requirement
Check the appropriate box to identify your high school completion requirement for degree-seeking entering students.
X High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
_ High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted
_ High school diploma or equivalent is not required
|C4.||Does your institution require or recommend a general college
preparatory program for degree-seeking students?
_ Neither require nor recommend
|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
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? _ Yes X No|
|C7.||Relative importance of each of the following academic and
nonacademic factors in your first-time, first- year, degree-seeking
(freshman) admission decisions.
SAT and ACT Policies
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? X Yes _ No
If yes, place check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution's policies for use in admission.
In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for academic advising?
b. Does your institution use the SAT I or II or the ACT for placement only? If so, please mark the appropriate boxes below:
c. Latest date by which SAT I or ACT scores must be received
for fall-term admission: March 1
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 for some students): Sat II Writing required for English placement only. AP English (language or literature) with a grade of 4 or 5 may also be used for placement.
Provide percentages for ALL enrolled degree-seeking full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 2003, including students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.
Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 2003 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include information for ALL enrolled, first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking 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 of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:
|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).
|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.
|C12.||Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking first-time,
first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA: 3.80
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA: 100%
|C14.||Application closing date
Does your institution have an application closing date? X Yes _ No
Application closing date (fall): January 5
Priority date: January 5
|C15.||Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall? X Yes _ No|
|C16.||Notification to applicants of admission decision sent
(fill in one only)
On a rolling basis beginning (date) _____
By (date) April 15
Reply policy for admitted applicants (fill in one only)
Must reply by (date): _____
|C18.||Deferred admission: Does your institution allow students to
postpone enrollment after admission?
X Yes _ No
If yes, maximum period of postponement: one year
|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 X No|
|C20.||Common application: Will you accept the Common Application distributed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals if submitted? _ Yes X 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 X No|
|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? X Yes _ No
If "yes," please complete the following:
Early action closing date: November 15
Early action notification date: January 31