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 recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
Academic Electives 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Recommended August 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended SAT: No policy as of now, ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston
IL
61920
Phone
(877) 581-2348
Fax
(217) 581-7060
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
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
Not 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
Required for some freshmen
Other
Audition for music program recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
53% of 8,859 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 5,375 applicants were admitted
Men
50% of 3,484 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,250 (27%) of 4,651 admitted students enrolled
Women
706 (24%) of 2,894 admitted students enrolled
Men
544 (31%) of 1,757 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
11%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
37%
2.00 - 2.49
11%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 470-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
37%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 470-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
37%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
21 average, 18-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
2%
Score of 24 - 29
19%
Score of 18 - 23
58%
Score of 12 - 17
21%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 13%
Top quarter: 37%
Top half: 74%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported