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 2
Foreign Language 2
History 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 15
SAT Only Not used if submitted February 15
ACT Only Not used if submitted February 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used 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
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham
AL
35229
Phone
(800) 888-7218
Fax
(205) 726-2171
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
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
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
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
83% of 3,912 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 2,606 applicants were admitted
Men
79% of 1,306 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,083 (33%) of 3,259 admitted students enrolled
Women
714 (32%) of 2,231 admitted students enrolled
Men
369 (36%) of 1,028 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
165
Students Accepting Wait List Position
91
Students Admitted From Wait List
29
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 565 average, 520-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
28%
Score of 500 - 600
53%
Score of 400 - 500
13%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 590 average, 550-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
26 average, 23-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
22%
Score of 24 - 29
50%
Score of 18 - 23
28%
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: 33%
Top quarter: 61%
Top half: 87%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
4%
Student Government Officer
20%