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Academic Preparation of New First-Year Students1 - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester in Academic Years 2000-01 through 2009-10)
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Indicator Score
2000-01
2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
High School Rank Average Rank
77%
77% 77% 77% 76% 75% 76% 78% 79% 81%
  Percent in Top Tenth
27%
28% 28% 27% 27% 27% 28% 31% 30% 35%
  Percent in Top Half
94%
95% 93% 92% 92% 90% 91% 92% 93% 95%
  Percent in Bottom Half
6%
5% 7% 8% 8% 10% 9% 8% 7% 5%
Percent Who Submitted Class Rank
88%
85% 83% 80% 82% 78% 74% 72% 68% 62%

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

ACT Average ACT Score
25
25 26 25 25 25 25 25 26 26
  25th Percentile Score
22
23 23 23 22 23 22 23 23 23
  75th Percentile Score
28
28 28 28 28 28 28 28 29 29
Percent Who Submitted ACT Scores
39%
41% 42% 42% 41% 40% 39% 42% 45% 46%

SAT Average Critical Reading Plus Math Score:
1129
1134 1150 1150 1149 1150 1142 1145 1152 1161
  25th Percentile Score
1010
1020 1030 1030 1030 1030 1020 1020 1030 1040
  75th Percentile Score
1240
1250 1270 1260 1260 1260 1250 1270 1270 1280
Average Critical Reading Score:
548
550 555 559 558 557 550 551 554 555
  25th Percentile Score
490
500 500 500 500 500 490 490 490 500
  75th Percentile Score
600
600 610 610 610 610 600 610 610 610
Average Math SAT Score
581
584 595 591 591 593 592 594 598 606
  25th Percentile Score
520
520 530 530 530 530 530 530 540 540
  75th Percentile Score
640
650 660 650 650 650 650 660 660 670
Percent Who Submitted SAT Scores
84%
83% 82% 84% 85% 83% 82% 80% 79% 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