CDS 2022 First-Time, First-Year Admission

Applications

C1. First-time, first-year students: Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time,
first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time)
in Fall 2022. Include early decision, early action, and students who began studies
during summer in this cohort. Applicants include all students who fulfilled the requirements
for consideration for admission (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on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution).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 men applied: 1,832
Total first-time, first-year women applied: 3,054

TOTAL

4,886
   
Total first-time, first-year men admitted: 1,809
Total first-time, first-year women admitted: 3,019

TOTAL

4,828
   
Total full-time, first-time, first-year men enrolled: 573
Total part-time, first-time, first-year men enrolled: 350

TOTAL

923
   
Total full-time, first-time, first-year women enrolled: 864
Total part-time, first-time, first-year women enrolled: 579

TOTAL

1,443

 

C2. First-time first-year 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

Admission Requirements

C3. High school completion requirement for degree-seeking entering students: 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 19  
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 4  
Of these, units that must be lab 0  
Foreign language 2  
Social studies 4  
History 0  
Academic electives 0  
Computer Science  
Arts 1  

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 admission decisions.

 

 

Very important

Important

Considered

Not considered

Academic
Rigor of secondary school record       X
Class Rank       X
Academic GPA X      
Standardized test scores X      
Application Essay       X
Recommendation       X
 
Nonacademic
Interview       X
Extracurricular activities       X
Talent/ability       X
Character/personal qualities       X
First Generation       X
Alumni/ae relation       X
Geographical residence       X
State residency       X
Religious affiliation/commitment       X
Racial/ethnic status       X
Volunteer work       X
Work experience       X
Level of applicant’s interest       X

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

Please check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution’s policies
for use in admission for Fall 2023.

ADMISSION

  Require Recommend Require for some Consider if submitted Not considered
SAT or ACT   X      
ACT only    X       
SAT only       X   
b. In addition, does your institution use applicants’ test scores for academic advising?
Yes
c. Latest date by which SAT or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission: August 1
d. If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies:
e. Please indicate which tests your institution uses for placement:

SAT
X ACT
AP
CLEP
Institutional Exam
X State Exam (specify): Accuplacer/ALEKS

First-time First-year Profile

Provide percentages for all enrolled degree-seeking full-time and part-time, first-time,
first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2022, 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 students enrolled in Fall 2022 who submitted
national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include information for all enrolled,
first-time, first-year degree-seeking 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 submitting ACT scores: 99.2%

Number submitting ACT scores: 1,425

  25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile
ACT Composite 21 23 25
ACT English 21 23 26
ACT Math 19 22 24
ACT Science 21 23 25
ACT Reading 21 24 28

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

  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math ACT Reading ACT Science
30-36 4.5% 10.4% 2.2% 18.3% 3.1%
24-29 36.4% 33.2% 29.7% 35.2% 36.8%
18-23 54.5% 51.3% 53.3% 38.0% 51.8%
12-17 3.8% 4.0% 14.0% 5.2% 4.7%
6-11 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
C10. Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year 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 17.7%
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class 45.1%
Percent in top half of high school graduating class 76.2%
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class 23.8%
Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class 7.1%
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school
class rank
84.2%

 

C11. Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking first-time, first-year 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 4.0 5.5%
Percent who had GPA of 3.75 and 3.99 25.6%
Percent who had GPA between 3.50 and 3.74 22.3%
Percent who had GPA between 3.25 and 3.49 18.8%
Percent who had GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 13.1%
Percent who had GPA between 2.50 and 2.99 11.8%
Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.49 2.6%
Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99 0.3%
Percent who had GPA below 1.0 0%

 

C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking first-time, first-year students who
submitted GPA:
3.460
Percent of total first-time, first-year students who submitted high school GPA: 99.5%

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
If you have an application fee and an on-line application option, policy for students
who apply on line:
Same fee
Can on-line application fee 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): August 1
Priority date: January 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:
September 15
 
C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants. No set date
Deadline for housing deposit: No set date
Amount of housing deposit: $400 (includes $100 non-refundable processing fee)
Refundable if student does not enroll? Yes, in part
 
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 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 applicants for fall enrollment?
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?
No

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