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Academic Preparation of New First-Year Students1 - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester in Academic Years 1998-99 through 2007-08)
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Indicator Score
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
High School Rank Average Rank
75%
75%
77%
77% 77% 77% 76% 75% 76% 78% 
  Percent in Top Tenth
25%
26%
27%
28% 28% 27% 27% 27% 28% 31% 
  Percent in Top Half
90%
91%
94%
95% 93% 92% 92% 90% 91% 92% 
  Percent in Bottom Half
10%
9%
6%
5% 7% 8% 8% 10% 9% 8% 
Percent Who Submitted Class Rank
91%
88%
88%
85% 83% 80% 82% 78% 74% 72% 

Indicator Score
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

High School GPA2 Average GPA
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A N/A 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 
Percent Who Submitted GPA
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A N/A 87% 91% 92% 93% 

Indicator Score
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

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

Indicator Score
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

SAT Average Verbal Plus Math SAT Score:
1108
1110
1129
1134 1150 1150 1149 1150 1142 1145 
  25th Percentile Score
980
980
1010
1020 1030 1030 1030 1030 1020 1020 
  75th Percentile Score
1220
1230
1240
1250 1270 1260 1260 1260 1250 1270 
Average Verbal SAT Score:
540
540
548
550 555 559 558 557 550 551 
  25th Percentile Score
480
480
490
500 500 500 500 500 490 490 
  75th Percentile Score
590
590
600
600 610 610 610 610 600 610 
Average Math SAT Score:
568
570
581
584 595 591 591 593 592 594 
  25th Percentile Score
500
500
520
520 530 530 530 530 530 530 
  75th Percentile Score
630
640
640
650 660 650 650 650 650 660 
Percent Who Submitted SAT Scores
85%
85%
84%
83% 82% 84% 85% 83% 82% 80% 

1Does not include nondegree students.
2High School GPA information became available Fall 2004.
Note: SAT Verbal test replaced by Critical Reading Fall 2006-07.

Source: Office of Enrollment Management


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