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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

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

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2570 Asbury Road
City, State, Zip
Dubuque, IA 52001-3097
Phone
(563) 588-8000 x1310
Fax
(563) 588-1216
E-mail
admissions@emmaus.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
 
Application Fee Waiver
Available
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
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
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not 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 X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
58% of 193 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 80 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 113 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
78 (70%) of 111 admitted students enrolled
Women
37 (71%) of 52 admitted students enrolled
Men
41 (69%) of 59 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.54
3.75 and Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
510-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
55%
Score of 400 - 500
22%
Score of 300 - 400
6%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
569 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
19-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
13%
Score of 24 - 29
34%
Score of 18 - 23
36%
Score of 12 - 17
17%
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: 44%
Top half: 77%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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