Admissions

First-Year Admissions Data
Fall 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
 Applications 5941 6248 6426 5375 6366
 Acceptances 2894 3070 2574 2776 3061
 Enrolled *606 635 453 490 677
 Acceptance Rate 49% 49% 40% 52% 48%
 Yield 21% 21% 18% 18% 22%
*In 2017: 1 part-time, first-year student not counted in any reported statistics.          
Admitted Student Profile
Fall 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
 SAT Range (Redesigned score) 1280-1430 1290-1430 1320-1450 -- --
 ACT Range Scores 28-32 29-32 29-33 -- --
 Top 10% Class Rank 51% 48% 53% 52% 48%
 Top 20% Class Rank 72% 72% 73% 76% 71%
 Top 50% Class Rank 95% 97% 97% 98% 96%
Transfer Admissions Statistics
  Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022
                 
Applications 102 18 120 22 65 24 107 24
Acceptances 25 5 43 13 25 10 42 9
Enrolled 9 1 23 8 6 3 19 3
Acceptance Rate 25% 28% 36% 59% 38% 42% 39% 38%
 Yield 36% 20% 54% 62% 24% 30% 45% 33%

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

First-Year Student Profile
Fall 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
 Total First-Years 606 635 453 490 677
 Male: Female Ratio 43%/57% 43%/57% 45%/55% 37%/63% 42%/58%
 % Students of Color 24% 21% 22% 27% 23%
 % International 16% 14% 10% 7% 10%
 SAT Range (Redesigned score) 1260-1420 1270-1420 1280-1400 1260-1390 --
 ACT Range Scores 27-32 27-31 28-32 -- --
 Top 10% Class Rank 48% 41% 43% 49% 48%
 Top 20% Class Rank 68% 64% 64% 71% 69%
 Top 50% Class Rank 96% 96% 96% 98% 95%
 % from Out-of-State 82% 79% 74% 74% 71%
 No. of States (Excluding DC, PR, and VI) 29 29 31 31 36
 No. of Countries (citizenship) 24 24 17 13 23
 % Visited Campus 80% 81% 85% 73% 60%
 % Aided (with institutional grant) 70% 80% 79% 89% 92%
 % Receiving Academic Scholarships (including students with need) 27% 31% 36% 55% 77%
 John Dickinson Scholars 23 13 22 91 120
 Benjamin Rush Scholars 25 25 40 72 89
 Total Institutional Grants $14,672,154 $18,434,393 $12,335,943 $17,140,605 $24,024,417
 Average Institutional Grant $34,523 $36,360 $34,554 $39,223 $38,562
 Tuition Discount Rate 46% 53% 48% 62% 60%