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 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 1
History 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required March 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted March 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
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
287 Rivers Street
Boone
NC
28608
Fax
(828) 262-3296
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2022
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
February 1, 2022
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 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
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
Recommended 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
Academic GPA X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
State Residency X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Essay X
Interview X
First Generation to Attend College X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
77% of 16,664 applicants were admitted
Women
81% of 9,913 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 6,751 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
4,288 (34%) of 12,800 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,472 (31%) of 8,019 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,816 (38%) of 4,781 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
1,434
Students Admitted From Wait List
1,294
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
87%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
3%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 585 average, 540-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7.9%
Score of 600 - 700
40.6%
Score of 500 - 600
46.5%
Score of 400 - 500
5.1%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 600 average, 560-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8.7%
Score of 600 - 700
48.8%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
4.4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
25 average, 22-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
13%
Score of 24 - 29
51.9%
Score of 18 - 23
33.4%
Score of 12 - 17
1.7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 16%
Top quarter: 52%
Top half: 90%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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