Academic profile of fall 2015 admitted freshman applicants by college

This table provides a general overview of the high school rank percentile and standardized test scores of freshman applicants admitted for fall 2015. The data presented in the table are a composite picture of admitted freshman applicants; they are not admission criteria. Admission decisions are based on an individual, overall assessment of each application. For complete information on our application review factors, please see our admissions overview.

  Biological Sciences Design Education & Human Development Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Liberal Arts Management (Carlson School of) Science and Engineering
High School Rank Percentile
Average HSR 93.8% 81.9% 85.3% 83.5% 84.7% 91.4% 95.2%
Percentage of admits who were:
in top 10% 78% 34% 44% 39% 38% 66% 89%
in top 11-25% 21% 40% 42% 37% 44% 34% 10%
below top 25% 0% 26% 15% 23% 18% 0% 1%
ACT Composite
Average ACT 30.5 26.7 25.7 27.2 27.9 29.8 31.8
Percentage of admits who scored:
28-36 90% 36% 34% 42% 50% 85% 98%
24-27 10% 57% 38% 51% 46% 15% 2%
Below 24 0% 7% 28% 8% 4% 0% 0%
SAT Total
Average SAT 2022 1855 1810 1853 1910 1972 2097
Percentage of admits who scored:
1800-2400 90% 63% 55% 59% 75% 89% 96%
1500-1799 10% 36% 38% 39% 24% 11% 4%
Below 1500 0% 1% 7% 2% 1% 1% 0%

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