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 recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted August 1
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported 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
600 First Street South West
Mount Vernon
IA
52314-1098
Phone
(800) 747-1112
Fax
(319) 895-4492
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2023
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Notification
Rolling
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
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
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
81% of 2,836 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 1,362 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 1,474 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
403 (18%) of 2,300 admitted students enrolled
Women
192 (16%) of 1,175 admitted students enrolled
Men
211 (19%) of 1,125 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
0
Students Accepting Wait List Position
0
Students Admitted From Wait List
0
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
20%
3.75 - 3.99
21%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
13.1%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 545-695 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
25.6%
Score of 600 - 700
16.3%
Score of 500 - 600
46.5%
Score of 400 - 500
9.3%
Score of 300 - 400
2.3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 610-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
32.6%
Score of 600 - 700
44.2%
Score of 500 - 600
18.6%
Score of 400 - 500
2.3%
Score of 300 - 400
2.3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
24-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
28.1%
Score of 24 - 29
53.9%
Score of 18 - 23
16.9%
Score of 12 - 17
1.1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
18%
Score of 24 - 29
47.2%
Score of 18 - 23
28.1%
Score of 12 - 17
6.7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
27%
Score of 24 - 29
44.9%
Score of 18 - 23
23.6%
Score of 12 - 17
4.5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 17%
Top quarter: 40%
Top half: 76%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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