Admissions

First-Year Admissions Data
Fall 2014  2015  2016 2017 2018
 Applications  5703  6031 6172 5941 6248
 Acceptances  2743  2841 2667 2894 3070
 Enrolled  619  731 610 *606 635
 Acceptance Rate  48%  47% 43% 49% 49%
 Yield  23%  26% 23% 21% 21%
*In 2017: 1 part-time, first-year student not counted in any reported statistics.          
Admitted Student Profile
Fall 2014  2015  2016 2017 2018
 Middle 50% SAT (Redesigned score)  --  -- -- 1280-1430 1290-1430
Middle 50% SAT (Old Scores) 1250-1400 1250-1390 1250-1400 1210-1380 1220-1380
 Middle 50% ACT Scores  28-32  28-32 28-32 28-32 29-32
 Top 10% Class Rank  49%  52% 55% 51% 48%
 Top 20% Class Rank  75%  75% 77% 72% 72%
 Top 50% Class Rank  94%  97% 99% 95% 97%
Transfer Admissions Statistics
  Fall 2014  Spring
2015 
Fall 2015  Spring 2016  Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Fall 2018
Applications  115  31  118  0 102 21 93 13 102
Acceptances  29  4  6  0 27 5 30 7 25
Enrolled  15  2  2  0 10 2 8 3 9
Acceptance Rate  25%  13%  5%  0% 26% 24% 32% 54% 25%
 Yield  52%  50%  33%  0% 37% 40% 27% 43% 36%

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

First-Year Student Profile
Fall 2014   2015 2016 2017 2018
 Total First-Years  619  731 610 606 635
 Male: Female Ratio  39%:61%  42%:58% 43%:57% 43%/57% 43%/57%
 % Students of Color  19%  19% 21% 24% 21%
 % International  10%  11% 12% 16% 14%
 Average SAT (Redesigned score) -- -- -- 1340 1340
 Average SAT Score (Old Scores)  1284  1286 1304 1280 1280
 Average ACT Score  29  29 29 29 29
 Top 10% Class Rank  44%  45% 48% 48% 41%
 Top 20% Class Rank  71%  68% 71% 68% 64%
 Top 50% Class Rank  94%  98% 99% 96% 96%
 % from Out-of-State  81%  83% 80% 82% 79%
 No. of States (Excluding DC, PR, and VI)  29  31 32 29 29
 No. of Countries (citizenship)  14  23 19 24 24
 % Visited Campus  87%  81% 80% 80% 81%
 % Aided (with institutional grant)  70%  73% 75% 70% 80%
 % Receiving Academic Scholarships (including students with need)  33%  40% 37% 27% 31%
 John Dickinson Scholars  25  41 17 23 13
 Benjamin Rush Scholars  42  56 34 25 25
 Total Institutional Grants  $11,673,108  $15,070,141 $14,804,796 $14,672,154 $18,434,393
 Average Institutional Grant  $27,084  $28,434 $32,254 $34,523 $36,360
 Tuition Discount Rate  40%  42% 47% 46% 53%