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First Year Students / Class Profile


First Year Class Profile


Class of 2023
First Year student facts

  • Total Applicants: 1,949
  • Total Admitted: 1,258
  • Acceptance rate of applicants: 64%
  • First-year enrollment: 379
  • Average GPA: 3.45 (unweighted)
  • Average SAT/ACT: 1130/23
  • Middle 50% AVG GPA: 3.49 (unweighted)
  • Middle 50% AVG GPA: 3.89 (weighted)
  • Middle 50% GPA Range: 3.21 - 3.78 (unweighted)
  • 215 Different high schools represented
  • 100% Female!!

Diversity:

35.43% self identify as a race or ethnicity other than white.

  • Hispanic 12.43%
  • Asian 5%
  • Black/African American 10%
  • Mutiracial 7%
  • Unknown 1%

Top Ten Intended Majors

  • Biology / Pre-health fields (pre-med, pre-vet, pre-dentistry, pre-pharmacy, pre-PT, pre-PA) / Education / Business / Interior Design / Art / Psychology / Dual Degree Engineering / Fashion Merchandising and Design / Undecided

Geographic Diversity

Students come from 22 states or foreign countries.

Scholars Programs

Honors Program: 

  • 35 honors students
  • 3.88 - Avg. GPA (unweighted)
  • 4.39 - Avg. GPA (weighted)
  • 1300/28 - Avg. SAT/ACT

Teaching Fellows:

  • 15 teaching fellows
  • 3.60 - Avg. GPA (unweighted)
  • 4.09 - Avg. GPA (weighted)
  • 1150/23 - Avg. SAT/ACT


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