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 2
Social Studies 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted February 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
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge
MA
02139-4307
Fax
(617) 258-8304
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1, 2022
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
January 1, 2022
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 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
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required 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
State Residency X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Essay X
Recommendations X
First Generation to Attend College X
Academic GPA X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Class Rank X
Interview X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
7% of 21,312 applicants were admitted
Women
11% of 6,790 applicants were admitted
Men
5% of 14,522 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,107 (78%) of 1,427 admitted students enrolled
Women
526 (73%) of 724 admitted students enrolled
Men
581 (83%) of 703 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
460
Students Accepting Wait List Position
331
Students Admitted From Wait List
17
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
Not Reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not Reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not Reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not Reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not Reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not Reported
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 789 average, 780-800 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
99.9%
Score of 600 - 700
0.1%
Score of 500 - 600
0%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 743 average, 730-770 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
90.5%
Score of 600 - 700
9.1%
Score of 500 - 600
0.4%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
35 average, 34-36 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
99.8%
Score of 24 - 29
0.2%
Score of 18 - 23
0%
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: 95%
Top quarter: 99%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
16%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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