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 3
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 2
History 1
Academic Electives 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
13th and Bern Streets, PO Box 15234
Reading
PA
19612-5234
Phone
(800) 252-1856
Fax
(610) 921-7530
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
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 some freshmen
Other
Secondary school report (guidance department), interview for students applying test-optional recommended for some 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
Interview X
Relation with Alumnus X
Ethnicity X
Class Rank X
Academic GPA X
Essay X
First Generation to Attend College X
Geographic Residence X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Recommendations X
State Residency X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
62% of 6,755 applicants were admitted
Women
62% of 4,177 applicants were admitted
Men
62% of 2,578 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
575 (14%) of 4,188 admitted students enrolled
Women
336 (13%) of 2,600 admitted students enrolled
Men
239 (15%) of 1,588 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
23%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
7%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not Reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not Reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not Reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not Reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not Reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not Reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not Reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not Reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 14%
Top quarter: 40%
Top half: 76%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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