Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 1
History 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required March 15
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted March 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Not used, ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
287 Rivers Street
Boone
NC
28608
Fax
(828) 262-3296
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 25
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
80% of 18,178 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 10,664 applicants were admitted
Men
74% of 7,514 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
4,389 (30%) of 14,453 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,607 (29%) of 8,909 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,782 (32%) of 5,544 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
1,306
Students Accepting Wait List Position
203
Students Admitted From Wait List
68
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
50.1%
3.50 - 3.74
25%
3.25 - 3.49
3%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 574 average , 530-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4.2%
Score of 600 - 700
29.9%
Score of 500 - 600
57.4%
Score of 400 - 500
8.2%
Score of 300 - 400
0.3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 583 average , 540-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4.4%
Score of 600 - 700
36.8%
Score of 500 - 600
50.1%
Score of 400 - 500
8.6%
Score of 300 - 400
0.1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
24 average , 22-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
10.3%
Score of 24 - 29
45.1%
Score of 18 - 23
40.7%
Score of 12 - 17
3.8%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 23
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
38%
Score of 12 - 17
12%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: 23
Score of 30 - 36
16%
Score of 24 - 29
31%
Score of 18 - 23
42%
Score of 12 - 17
10%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 16%
Top quarter: 50%
Top half: 87%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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