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 4
Foreign Language 4
Social Studies 4
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used as a validity check on the application essay , ACT: Used as a validity check on the application essay
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1520 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield
MN
55057-1098
Phone
(800) 800-3025
Fax
(507) 646-3832
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15, 2024
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
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 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 22
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
47% of 6,480 applicants were admitted
Women
49% of 3,667 applicants were admitted
Men
45% of 2,813 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
826 (27%) of 3,073 admitted students enrolled
Women
475 (26%) of 1,812 admitted students enrolled
Men
351 (28%) of 1,261 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
927
Students Accepting Wait List Position
415
Students Admitted From Wait List
125
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
14%
3.75 - 3.99
37%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
3.1%
2.00 - 2.49
0.1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 680 average , 620-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
41.7%
Score of 600 - 700
41.7%
Score of 500 - 600
15.8%
Score of 400 - 500
Not Reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
0.8%
SAT EBRW: 670 average , 620-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
37.5%
Score of 600 - 700
45%
Score of 500 - 600
15%
Score of 400 - 500
2.5%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
31 average , 28-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
62.8%
Score of 24 - 29
32.4%
Score of 18 - 23
4.1%
Score of 12 - 17
0.8%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 29
Score of 30 - 36
39.9%
Score of 24 - 29
48.6%
Score of 18 - 23
10.5%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 32
Score of 30 - 36
62.8%
Score of 24 - 29
28%
Score of 18 - 23
8.1%
Score of 12 - 17
1.1%
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 38%
Top quarter: 68%
Top half: 93%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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