Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma or equivalent is not required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 15
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 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
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge
MA
02139-4307
Fax
(617) 258-8304
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1, 2023
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 20
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
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 20
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
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 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
7% of 20,075 applicants were admitted
Women
12% of 6,547 applicants were admitted
Men
5% of 13,528 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,073 (74%) of 1,457 admitted students enrolled
Women
530 (70%) of 755 admitted students enrolled
Men
543 (77%) of 702 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
617
Students Accepting Wait List Position
559
Students Admitted From Wait List
0
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: 780-800 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
100%
Score of 600 - 700
0%
Score of 500 - 600
0%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 730-780 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
89.4%
Score of 600 - 700
9.7%
Score of 500 - 600
0.9%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
34-36 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
99.6%
Score of 24 - 29
0.4%
Score of 18 - 23
0%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
99%
Score of 24 - 29
1%
Score of 18 - 23
0%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
97%
Score of 24 - 29
2%
Score of 18 - 23
0%
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: 100%
Top quarter: 100%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
16%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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