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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

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 Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History 3  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted February 15
ACT Only Recommended February 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted February 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component required
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box 17
City, State, Zip
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Phone
(417) 690-2636
Fax
(417) 335-2618
E-mail
admiss4@cofo.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
December 31
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
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Medical history, financial statement required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
12% of 2,874 applicants were admitted
Women
10% of 1,719 applicants were admitted
Men
14% of 1,155 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
437
Students Accepting Wait List Position
437
Students Admitted From Wait List
13

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.76
3.75 and Above
49%
3.50 - 3.74
26%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
563-64 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
44%
Score of 500 - 600
39%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
640 average
630-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11%
Score of 600 - 700
72%
Score of 500 - 600
17%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
41%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 23%
Top quarter: 46%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
2%
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
0%

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