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 4
Science 2
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 1
History 1
Academic Electives 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some 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: Used for placement , ACT: Used for placement
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
University Heights
Newark
NJ
7102
Phone
(973) 596-3000
Fax
(973) 596-3300
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins November 15
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 Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15, December 15
Early Action Notification
December 15
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 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
69% of 11,578 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 4,006 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 7,572 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,978 (25%) of 8,005 admitted students enrolled
Women
537 (18%) of 3,005 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,441 (29%) of 5,000 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
28%
3.75 - 3.99
24%
3.50 - 3.74
28%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
1.7%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 664 average , 600-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
38.1%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
18.5%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0.4%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 630 average , 580-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
23.6%
Score of 600 - 700
44.5%
Score of 500 - 600
27.4%
Score of 400 - 500
4.2%
Score of 300 - 400
0.4%
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
27 average , 27-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
60%
Score of 24 - 29
27.1%
Score of 18 - 23
10%
Score of 12 - 17
2.9%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 28
Score of 30 - 36
50.7%
Score of 24 - 29
40.6%
Score of 18 - 23
5.8%
Score of 12 - 17
2.9%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 27
Score of 30 - 36
58.6%
Score of 24 - 29
22.9%
Score of 18 - 23
12.9%
Score of 12 - 17
5.7%
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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