Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma or equivalent is not required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Foreign Language 4
Social Studies 3
History 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required March 6
SAT Only Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Required
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge
MA
02138
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1, 2022
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
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
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 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
Relation with Alumnus X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
First Generation to Attend College X
Geographic Residence X
Academic GPA X
State Residency X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
5% of 43,330 applicants were admitted
Women
5% of 21,600 applicants were admitted
Men
5% of 21,730 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,658 (83%) of 2,009 admitted students enrolled
Women
819 (82%) of 1,000 admitted students enrolled
Men
839 (83%) of 1,009 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
93%
3.50 - 3.74
5%
3.25 - 3.49
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 760 average, 750-800 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
89.4%
Score of 600 - 700
9.6%
Score of 500 - 600
0.9%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 740 average, 710-770 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
82.5%
Score of 600 - 700
16.5%
Score of 500 - 600
1%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
34 average, 33-35 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
94.2%
Score of 24 - 29
5.7%
Score of 18 - 23
0.1%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 93%
Top quarter: 98%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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