Admissions

First-Year Admissions Data
Fall 2013 2014  2015  2016 2017
 Applications 5827  5703  6031 6172 5941
 Acceptances 2590  2743  2841 2667 2894
 Enrolled 626  619  731 610 *606
 Acceptance Rate 44%  48%  47% 43% 49%
 Yield 24%  23%  26% 23% 21%
*In 2017: 1 part-time, first-year student not counted in any reported statistics.          
Admitted Student Profile
Fall 2013 2014  2015  2016 2017
 Middle 50% SAT (Redesigned score) --  --  -- -- 1280-1430
Middle 50% SAT (Old Scores) 1250-1390 1250-1400 1250-1390 1250-1400 1210-1380
 Middle 50% ACT Scores 28-32  28-32  28-32 28-32 28-32
 Top 10% Class Rank 53%  49%  52% 55% 51%
 Top 20% Class Rank 77%  75%  75% 77% 72%
 Top 50% Class Rank 96%  94%  97% 99% 95%
Transfer Admissions Statistics
  Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Fall 2014  Spring
2015 
Fall 2015  Spring 2016  Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Fall 2017
Applications 143 27  115  31  118  0 102 21 93
Acceptances 40 6  29  4  6  0 27 5 30
Enrolled 16 2  15  2  2  0 10 2 8
Acceptance Rate 28% 22%  25%  13%  5%  0% 26% 24% 32%
 Yield 40% 33%  52%  50%  33%  0% 37% 40% 27%

NOTE: The list of top admissions overlap institutions is included under Peers.

First-Year Student Profile
Fall 2013 2014   2015 2016 2017
 Total First-Years 626  619  731 610 606
 Male: Female Ratio 43%:57%  39%:61%  42%:58% 43%:57% 43%/57%
 % Students of Color 15%  19%  19% 21% 24%
 % International 8%  10%  11% 12% 16%
 Average SAT (Redesigned score) -- -- -- -- 1340
 Average SAT Score (Old Scores) 1273  1284  1286 1304 1280
 Average ACT Score 29  29  29 29 29
 Top 10% Class Rank 46%  44%  45% 48% 48%
 Top 20% Class Rank 70%  71%  68% 71% 68%
 Top 50% Class Rank 94%  94%  98% 99% 96%
 % from Out-of-State 80%  81%  83% 80% 82%
 No. of States (Excluding DC, PR, and VI) 36  29  31 32 29
 No. of Countries (citizenship) 15  14  23 19 24
 % Visited Campus 82%  87%  81% 80% 80%
 % Aided (with institutional grant) 68%  70%  73% 75% 70%
 % Receiving Academic Scholarships (including students with need) 30%  33%  40% 37% 27%
 John Dickinson Scholars 34  25  41 17 23
 Benjamin Rush Scholars 31  42  56 34 25
 Total Institutional Grants $10,994,447  $11,673,108  $15,070,141 $14,804,796 $14,672,154
 Average Institutional Grant $25,869  $27,084  $28,434 $32,254 $34,523
 Tuition Discount Rate 38%  40%  42% 47% 46%