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Academic Preparation of New First-Year Students*
(for Academic Years 1995-96 through 2003-04)

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Fall Semester
Indicator Score
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02 2002-03 2003-04
High School Rank Average Rank:
75%
75%
76%
75%
75%
77%
77% 77% 77%
    Percent in Top Tenth
27%
27%
26%
25%
26%
27%
28% 28% 27%
    Percent in Top Half
90%
89%
90%
90%
91%
94%
95% 93% 92%
    Percent in Bottom Half
10%
11%
10%
10%
9%
6%
5% 7% 8%
 
  Percent Who Submitted Class Rank
93%
92%
91%
91%
88%
88%
85% 83% 80%

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

SAT** Average Verbal Plus Math SAT Score:
1102
1095
1106
1108
1110
1129
1134 1150 1150
    25th Percentile Score
980
970
980
980
980
1010
1020 1030 1030
    75th Percentile Score
1230
1220
1220
1220
1230
1240
1250 1270 1260
 
  Average Verbal SAT Score:
537
534
538
540
540
548
550 555 559
    25th Percentile Score
480
480
480
480
480
490
500 500 500
    75th Percentile Score
600
590
590
590
590
600
600 610 610
 
  Average Math SAT Score:
565
561
568
568
570
581
584 595 591
    25th Percentile Score
500
490
500
500
500
520
520 530 530
    75th Percentile Score
630
630
630
630
640
640
650 660 650
 
  Percent Who Submitted SAT Scores
87%
88%
87%
85%
85%
84%
83% 82% 84%

*Does not include nondegree students.
**All scores have been converted to the recentered scale and are highest verbal and highest math scores reported.
Note: Due to a change in the application structure in 1994, only a nine-year historical trend is given.

Source: Enrollment Management


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