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 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 3 4
Social Studies 2 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 15
SAT Only Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for placement, ACT: Used for placement
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego
CA
92110-2492
Phone
(800) 248-4873
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
December 15, 2021
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 20
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
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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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Recommendations X
Ethnicity X
Class Rank X
Interview X
Essay X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Academic GPA X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
49% of 13,755 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 8,240 applicants were admitted
Men
45% of 5,515 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,406 (21%) of 6,697 admitted students enrolled
Women
832 (20%) of 4,198 admitted students enrolled
Men
574 (23%) of 2,499 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
2,529
Students Accepting Wait List Position
934
Students Admitted From Wait List
316
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
63%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 638 average, 590-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
20%
Score of 600 - 700
52%
Score of 500 - 600
26%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 636 average, 600-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
16%
Score of 600 - 700
60%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
28 average, 26-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
39%
Score of 24 - 29
50%
Score of 18 - 23
10%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
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: 74%
Top half: 97%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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