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 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
Academic Electives 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Not reported Not reported
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
27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem
PA
18015
Fax
(610) 758-4361
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1, 2022
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 27
Accept Offer of Admission
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 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 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
Letters of Recommendation
2 required 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
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
50% of 12,389 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 5,505 applicants were admitted
Men
46% of 6,884 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,370 (22%) of 6,138 admitted students enrolled
Women
621 (21%) of 2,971 admitted students enrolled
Men
749 (24%) of 3,167 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
4,361
Students Accepting Wait List Position
1,875
Students Admitted From Wait List
1,684
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
Not Reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not Reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not Reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not Reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not Reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not Reported
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 691 average , 650-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
52%
Score of 600 - 700
37.5%
Score of 500 - 600
10.4%
Score of 400 - 500
0.1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 654 average , 610-693 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
25%
Score of 600 - 700
59.3%
Score of 500 - 600
15%
Score of 400 - 500
0.7%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
31 average , 29-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
70.1%
Score of 24 - 29
27.3%
Score of 18 - 23
2.6%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 29
Score of 30 - 36
49%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
5%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: 31
Score of 30 - 36
73%
Score of 24 - 29
23%
Score of 18 - 23
4%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 66%
Top quarter: 89%
Top half: 98%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
0%
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