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Academic Preparation of New First-Year Students1 - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester in Academic Years 1999-00 through 2008-09)
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Indicator Score
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
High School Rank Average Rank
75%
77%
77% 77% 77% 76% 75% 76% 78% 79%
  Percent in Top Tenth
26%
27%
28% 28% 27% 27% 27% 28% 31% 30%
  Percent in Top Half
91%
94%
95% 93% 92% 92% 90% 91% 92% 93%
  Percent in Bottom Half
9%
6%
5% 7% 8% 8% 10% 9% 8% 7%
Percent Who Submitted Class Rank
88%
88%
85% 83% 80% 82% 78% 74% 72% 68%

Indicator Score
1999-00
2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

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

Indicator Score
1999-00
2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

ACT Average ACT Score
24
25
25 26 25 25 25 25 25 26
  25th Percentile Score
22
22
23 23 23 22 23 22 23 23
  75th Percentile Score
27
28
28 28 28 28 28 28 28 29
Percent Who Submitted ACT Scores
36%
39%
41% 42% 42% 41% 40% 39% 42% 45%

Indicator Score
1999-00
2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

SAT Average Critical Reading Plus Math Score
1110
1129
1134 1150 1150 1149 1150 1142 1145 1152
  25th Percentile Score
980
1010
1020 1030 1030 1030 1030 1020 1020 1030
  75th Percentile Score
1230
1240
1250 1270 1260 1260 1260 1250 1270 1270
Average Critical SAT Score
540
548
550 555 559 558 557 550 551 554
  25th Percentile Score
480
490
500 500 500 500 500 490 490 490
  75th Percentile Score
590
600
600 610 610 610 610 600 610 610
Average Math SAT Score
570
581
584 595 591 591 593 592 594 598
  25th Percentile Score
500
520
520 530 530 530 530 530 530 540
  75th Percentile Score
640
640
650 660 650 650 650 650 660 660
Percent Who Submitted SAT Scores
85%
84%
83% 82% 84% 85% 83% 82% 80% 79%

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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