Overview

Applicants
11,971
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average HS GPA
3.11

GPA Breakdown

13%
Over 3.75
17%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
23%
3.00 - 3.24
30%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49

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Test Scores


Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
20:1
Total Faculty
617
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
46%
Graduate in 5 years
54%
Graduate in 6 years
55%

Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Diploma
Doctoral/Research
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Emeril Lagasse
Chef/TV Personality

Tyler Florence
Chef/TV Personality

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
46%
Graduate in 5 years
54%
Graduate in 6 years
55%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,460

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,288

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,975

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$30,396
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,500

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$500
Transportation for Commuters
$1,000

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
8,718

Demographics

11.48%
African-American
10.68%
Hispanic
55.87%
Caucasian
4.23%
Unknown
9.14%
International

60% female
40% male
81% are out of state
93% are full time
7% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
44%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
84%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Wildcats)
11 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Wildcats)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Equestrian Sports
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
5

Average Number of PC's per Lab
440

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
No

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact


Experience College Life


Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation



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