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Eastern Connecticut State University

Willimantic, CT

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 GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  4
Science  2
Foreign Language  2
Social Studies  2
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT  
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address83 Windham Street
City, State, ZipWillimantic, CT  06226-2295
Phone(860) 465-5286
Fax 
E-mailadmissions@easternct.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Application Fee$50
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot Required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
 
OtherRank in upper 50% of high school class recommended for freshmen
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate64% of 5,370 applicants were admitted
   Women66% of 3,035 applicants were admitted
   Men61% of 2,335 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled1,295 (38%) of 3,413 admitted students enrolled
   Women705 (35%) of 1,988 admitted students enrolled
   Men590 (41%) of 1,425 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 122
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 27
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.08
3.75 and Above13%
3.50 - 3.7417%
3.25 - 3.4912%
3.00 - 3.2427%
2.50 - 2.9925%
2.00 - 2.495%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math525 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
15%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
32%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading527 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
53%
Score of 400 - 500
30%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing526 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
16%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
31%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT CompositeNot reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 11%
Top quarter: 37%
Top half: 78%
Bottom half: 22%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.38 3.64 560 603 27
Low 2.80 3.00 450 470 22
High 3.98 4.09 680 760 32
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