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 4 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 4
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required March 1
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
1200 Main Street
Bethlehem
PA
18018-6650
Phone
(800) 441-3191
Fax
(610) 861-3956
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
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
Yes
Application Form
Common Application
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
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio for art majors; audition for music majors; 3.3 high school GPA, minimum SAT combined score of 1500 (with no section less than 500) or ACT score of 23 for nursing 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
75% of 2,127 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 1,253 applicants were admitted
Men
74% of 874 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
537 (34%) of 1,599 admitted students enrolled
Women
303 (32%) of 950 admitted students enrolled
Men
234 (36%) of 649 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 558 average, 510-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
59%
Score of 400 - 500
14%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 570 average, 530-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
31%
Score of 500 - 600
55%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
24 average, 21-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
41%
Score of 18 - 23
48%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 51%
Top half: 83%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
0%