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 3
Science 2
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 1
History 1
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted March 21
SAT Only Considered if submitted March 21
ACT Only Considered if submitted March 21
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
1 Harpst Street
Arcata
CA
95521-8299
Phone
(866) 850-9556 x9556
Fax
(707) 826-6194
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
April 30, 2024
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins January 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
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
90% of 9,236 applicants were admitted
Women
90% of 5,449 applicants were admitted
Men
89% of 3,695 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,705 (21%) of 8,218 admitted students enrolled
Women
933 (19%) of 4,917 admitted students enrolled
Men
772 (23%) of 3,301 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
17%
3.75 - 3.99
17%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
13.9%
2.00 - 2.49
2.9%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 555 average , 510-613 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4.9%
Score of 600 - 700
29.4%
Score of 500 - 600
44.6%
Score of 400 - 500
16.3%
Score of 300 - 400
4.9%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 591 average , 530-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12%
Score of 600 - 700
41%
Score of 500 - 600
29%
Score of 400 - 500
17.5%
Score of 300 - 400
0.6%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
24 average , 21-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3.9%
Score of 24 - 29
57.7%
Score of 18 - 23
26.9%
Score of 12 - 17
11.5%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 21
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
38.5%
Score of 18 - 23
34.6%
Score of 12 - 17
26.9%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 24
Score of 30 - 36
19.2%
Score of 24 - 29
38.5%
Score of 18 - 23
26.9%
Score of 12 - 17
15.4%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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