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Academic Preparation of New First-Year Students*
(for Fall Semester in Academic Years 1996-97 through 2005-06)

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Indicator Score
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06
High School Rank Average Rank:
75%
76%
75%
75%
77%
77% 77% 77% 76% 75%
  Percent in Top Tenth
27%
26%
25%
26%
27%
28% 28% 27% 27% 27%
  Percent in Top Half
89%
90%
90%
91%
94%
95% 93% 92% 92% 90%
  Percent in Bottom Half
11%
10%
10%
9%
6%
5% 7% 8% 8% 10%
Percent Who Submitted Class Rank
92%
91%
91%
88%
88%
85% 83% 80% 82% 78%

High School GPA** Average GPA
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A N/A 3.4 3.4
Percent Who Submitted ACT Scores
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A N/A 87% 91%

ACT Average ACT Score:
24
24
24
24
25
25 26 25 25 25
  25th Percentile Score
21
21
22
22
22
23 23 23 22 23
  75th Percentile Score
27
27
27
27
28
28 28 28 28 28
Percent Who Submitted ACT Scores
37%
36%
35%
36%
39%
41% 42% 42% 41% 40%

SAT*** Average Verbal Plus Math SAT Score:
1095
1106
1108
1110
1129
1134 1150 1150 1149 1150
  25th Percentile Score
970
980
980
980
1010
1020 1030 1030 1030 1030
  75th Percentile Score
1220
1220
1220
1230
1240
1250 1270 1260 1260 1260
Average Verbal SAT Score:
534
538
540
540
548
550 555 559 558 557
  25th Percentile Score
480
480
480
480
490
500 500 500 500 500
  75th Percentile Score
590
590
590
590
600
600 610 610 610 610
Average Math SAT Score:
561
568
568
570
581
584 595 591 591 593
  25th Percentile Score
490
500
500
500
520
520 530 530 530 530
  75th Percentile Score
630
630
630
640
640
650 660 650 650 650
Percent Who Submitted SAT Scores
88%
87%
85%
85%
84%
83% 82% 84% 85% 83%

*Does not include nondegree students.
**High School GPA information became available Fall 2004.
***All scores have been converted to the recentered scale and are highest verbal and highest math scores reported.

Source: Office of Enrollment Management


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