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 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 2 4
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required July 15
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
100 Enrollment Services Center
Ames
IA
50011
Phone
(800) 262-3810
Fax
(515) 294-2592
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
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
Other
Minimum Regent Admission Index (RAI) of245, high school course requirements required for 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
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
First Generation to Attend College X
Ethnicity X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Academic GPA X
Interview X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
92% of 18,246 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 8,854 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 9,392 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
7,589 (45%) of 16,796 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,270 (40%) of 8,137 admitted students enrolled
Men
4,319 (50%) of 8,659 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
41%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 616 average, 560-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
23.1%
Score of 600 - 700
35.7%
Score of 500 - 600
33.1%
Score of 400 - 500
7.4%
Score of 300 - 400
0.8%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 595 average, 540-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11.7%
Score of 600 - 700
43.4%
Score of 500 - 600
35.2%
Score of 400 - 500
8.8%
Score of 300 - 400
0.8%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
24 average, 22-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
17.6%
Score of 24 - 29
41.9%
Score of 18 - 23
36.8%
Score of 12 - 17
3.8%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 27%
Top quarter: 59%
Top half: 91%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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