State/Country of origin: Fifty-four countries are represented; including Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Germany, Kenya, United Kingdom and Vietnam. Thirty states are represented; including Alaska, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia.
- African American - 9%
- Native American - 0%
- Asian/Pacific Isl. - 2%
- Latino/Hispanic - 7%
- White - 80%
- Multiracial - 1%
- Not Reported - 1%
Our admissions decisions are based upon intellectual ability, academic achievement, and personal qualities that will contribute positively to our University community. We focus on the following credentials:
- Strong performance in a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum that includes, at minimum, four units of English, three units of mathematics (including geometry and algebra I and II; a fourth unit is preferred), three units of science including at least two units of laboratory science, and three units of social science. Foreign language is recommended but not required.
- Results from the SAT I or the ACT. Please submit all attempts. We will use the highest combination of scores from multiple sittings for the SAT I, and we will use the highest composite ACT.
- A required personal statement, incorporated into the application, is helpful in assisting the Admissions Committee in understanding your unique background, gifts and the talents that you can bring to the University.
- Letters of recommendation which are not required, but up to three may be submitted in support of your application. It is fine to submit them separately from your application.
- Your completed application; which we recommend that you submit early in your senior year.
We do not require interviews, and individual appointments with counselors are available on a very limited basis. To learn more about the University and general requirements, we recommend attending a group information session which includes a guided tour.