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CDS Definitions
C. First-Time, (Freshman) Admission
C01 Applications
First-time, first-year, (freshmen) students:
Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in fall 2017. Include early decision, early action, and students who began studies during summer in this cohort. Applicants should include only those students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration for admission (i.e., who completed actionable applications) and who have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution). Admitted applicants should include wait-listed students who were subsequently offered admission.
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied
840
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied
1,433
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted
675
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted
1,206
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled
339
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled
28
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled
528
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled
32
C02 Freshman wait-listed students (students who met admission requirements but whose final admission was contingent on space availability)
  Yes No
Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list? X
If yes, please answer the questions below for fall 2017 admissions:
Number of qualified applicants offered a placed on waiting list
 
Number accepting a place on the waiting list
 
Number of wait-listed students admitted
 
Is your waiting list ranked?
 
If yes, do you release that information to students?
 
Do you release that information to school counselors?
 
C03 Admission Requirements
High school completion requirement
High school diploma is required and GED is accepted Yes
High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted No
High school diploma or equivalent is not required No
C04
Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?
Require Yes
Recommend No
Neither require nor recommend No
C05 Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended.
Specify the distribution of academic high school course units required and/or recommended of all or most degree-seeking students using Carnegie units (one unit equals one year of study or its equivalent). If you use a different system for calculating units, please convert.
  Units Required Units Recommended
Total academic units 20
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Of these, units that must be lab 3
Foreign language 2
Social studies 3
History
Academic electives 7
Computer Science
Visual/Performing Arts
Other (specify)
High school graduates from Indiana are expected to complete the Core 40 curriculum. Out-of-state students are expected to complete a minimum of 28 semester hours of college preparatory courses.
C06 Basis for Selection
Do you have an open admission policy, under which virtually all secondary school graduates or students with GED equivalency diplomas are admitted without regard to academic record, test scores, or other qualifications? If so, check which applies:
Open admission policy as described above for all students No
Open admission policy as described above for most students, but selective admission for out-of-state students. No
Open admission policy as described above for most students, but selective admission to some programs. No
other (explain) No
C07 Relative importance of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in first-time, firstyear, degree-seeking (freshman) admission decisions.
  Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic
Rigor of secondary school record X
Class rank X
Academic GPA X
Standardized test scores X
Application Essay X
Recommendation(s) X
Nonacademic
Interview X
Extracurricular activities X
Talent/ability X
Character/personal qualities X
First generation X
Alumni/ae relation X
Geographical residence X
State residency X
Religious affiliation/commitment X
Racial/ethnic status X
Volunteer work X
Work experience X
Level of applicant's interest X
C08A SAT and ACT Policies
Entrance exams
  Yes No
Does your institution make use of SAT, ACT, or SAT Subject Test scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants? X
If yes, place check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution's policies for use in admission for Fall 2019.
  ADMISSION
  Require Recommend Require for Some Consider if submitted Not Used
SAT or ACT X
ACT only X
SAT only
SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT
SAT Subject Tests only
C08B
If your institution will make use of the ACT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants for Fall 2019, please indicate which ONE of the following applies: (regardless of whether the writing score will be used in the admissions process):
ACT with writing required No
ACT with writing recommended Yes
ACT with or without writing accepted No
If your institution will make use of the SAT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants for Fall 2019, please indicate which ONE of the following applies (regardless of whether the Essay score will be used in the admissions process:
SAT with Essay component required No
SAT with Essay component recommended Yes
SAT with or without Essay component accepted No
C08C
Please indicate how your institution will use the SAT or ACT writing component; check all that apply:
  SAT essay ACT essay
For admission X X
For placement
For advising
In place of an application essay
As a validity check on the application essay
No college policy as of now X X
Not using essay component
C08D
  Yes No
In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for academic advising? X
C08E
Latest date by which SAT or ACT scores must be received for fall
8/1
Latest date by which SAT Subject Test scores must be received for fall-term admission
 
C08F
If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies (e.g., if tests are recommended for some students,
 
C08G
Please indicate which tests your institution uses for placement (e.g., state tests)
SAT No
ACT No
SAT Subject Tests No
AP No
CLEP No
Institutional Exam Yes
State Exam (specify): No
C09 Freshman Profile
Provide percentages for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2017, including students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.
Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2017 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include information for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted test scores. Do not include partial test scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not critical reading for a category of students) or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL) in this item. Do convert Old SAT scores to New SAT scores using the College Board's concordance tools and tables (sat.org/concordance).
Percent submitting SAT scores
51.70%
Number submitting SAT scores
479
Percent submitting ACT scores
62.20%
Number submitting ACT scores
577
  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 480 570
SAT Math 470 550
SAT Essay
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT Math 16 22
ACT English 16 22
ACT Writing 6 8
Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:
  SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing SAT Math
700-800 1.50% 0.80%
600-699 15.90% 8.80%
500-599 51.10% 54.50%
400-499 29.20% 29.40%
300-399 2.10% 6.50%
200-299 0.20%
Totals should be = 100% 100 100
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 2.08% 3.29% 0.52%
24-29 17.16% 15.94% 19.24%
18-23 52.16% 42.81% 40.55%
12-17 28.60% 32.93% 39.69%
6-11 5.03%
Below 6
Totals should = 100% 100 100 100
C10
Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school class rank within each of the following ranges (report information for those students from whom you collected high school rank information).
Percent in top tenth of high school graduating class
8.50%
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class
31.50%
Percent in top half of high school graduating class
69.90%
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class
30.10%
Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class
8.10%
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshmen) students who submitted high school class rank:
68.20%
C11
Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school grade-point averages within each of the following ranges (using 4.0 scale). Report information only for those students from whom you collected high school GPA.
Percent who had GPA of 3.75 and higher
22.10%
Percent who had GPA between 3.50 and 3.7
12.83%
Percent who had GPA between 3.25 and 3.4
15.18%
Percent who had GPA between 3.00 and 3.24
14.29%
Percent who had GPA between 2.50 and 2.9
23.10%
Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.4
11.72%
Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.9
0.78%
Percent who had GPA below 1.
 
Totals should = 100%
100.00%
C12
Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA:
3.21
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA
96.66%
C13 Admission Policies
Application Fee
  Yes No
Does your institution have an application fee X
Amount of application fee
35.00
  Yes No
Can it be waived for applicants with financial need? X
If you have an application fee and an on-line application option
Same Fee Yes
Free No
Reduced No
  Yes No
Can on-line application fee be waived for applicants with financial need X
C14 Application closing date
  Yes No
Does your institution have an application closing date? X
Application closing date (fall)
 
Priority date
8/17
C15
  Yes No
Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall? X
C16 Notification to applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)
Notification to applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)
On a rolling basis beginning (date): Yes
By (date): No
Other: No
C17 Reply policy for admitted applicants
(fill in one only)
Reply policy for admitted applicants (fill in one only)
Must reply by (date) No
No set date: Yes
Must reply by May 1 or within __ weeks if notified thereafter No
Other No
Deadline for housing deposit (MM/DD):
 
Amount of housing deposit:
75
Refundable if student does not enroll?
Yes, in full No
Yes, in part Yes
No No
C18 Deferred admission
  Yes No
Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission X
If yes, maximum period of postponement
One calendar year
C19 Early admission of high school students
  Yes No
Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students one year or more before high school graduation X
C20 Common Application
Question removed from CDS. (Initiated during 2006-2007 cycle)
C21 Early Decision and Early Action Plans
Early Decision
  Yes No
Does your institution offer an early decision plan (an admission plan that permits students to apply and be notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date and that asks students to commit to attending if accepted) for first-time, first-year (freshman) applicants for fall enrollment? X
If "yes", please complete the following:
First or only early decision plan closing date
 
First or only early decision plan notification date
 
Other early decision plan closing date
 
Other early decision plan notification date
 
For the Fall 2017 entering class:
Number of early decision applications received by your institution
 
Number of applicants admitted under early decision plan
 
Please provide significant details about your early decision plan:
 
C22 Early action
  Yes No
Do you have a nonbinding early action plan whereby students are notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date but do not have to commit to attending your college? X
If "yes", please complete the following:
Early action closing date
 
Early action notification date
 
  Yes No
Is your early action plan a "restrictive" plan under which you limit students from applying to other early plans?




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