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 3
Social Studies 2
Academic Electives 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted January 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted January 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
PO Box 1773
Carlisle
PA
17013-2896
Phone
(800) 644-1773 x1773
Fax
(717) 245-1442
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15, 2025
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 30
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 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
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 15
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is 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
35% of 8,261 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 4,693 applicants were admitted
Men
31% of 3,536 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
577 (20%) of 2,885 admitted students enrolled
Women
336 (19%) of 1,782 admitted students enrolled
Men
241 (22%) of 1,103 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
974
Students Accepting Wait List Position
313
Students Admitted From Wait List
18
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
0%
3.75 - 3.99
0%
3.50 - 3.74
0%
3.25 - 3.49
0%
3.00 - 3.24
0%
2.50 - 2.99
0%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 662 average , 620-703 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
31%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
11%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 681 average , 640-723 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
46%
Score of 600 - 700
46%
Score of 500 - 600
7%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
30 average , 29-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 49%
Top quarter: 82%
Top half: 94%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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