Admissions

First-Year Admissions Data
Fall 2015  2016 2017 2018 2019
 Applications  6031 6172 5941 6248 6426
 Acceptances  2841 2667 2894 3070 2574
 Enrolled  731 610 *606 635 453
 Acceptance Rate  47% 43% 49% 49% 40%
 Yield  26% 23% 21% 21% 18%
*In 2017: 1 part-time, first-year student not counted in any reported statistics.          
Admitted Student Profile
Fall 2015  2016 2017 2018 2019
 SAT Range (Redesigned score)  -- -- 1280-1430 1290-1430 1320-1450
 SAT Range (Old Scores) 1250-1390 1250-1400 1210-1380 1220-1380 --
 ACT Range Scores  28-32 28-32 28-32 29-32 29-33
 Top 10% Class Rank  52% 55% 51% 48% 53%
 Top 20% Class Rank  75% 77% 72% 72% 73%
 Top 50% Class Rank  97% 99% 95% 97% 97%
Transfer Admissions Statistics
  Spring 2016  Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019
Applications  0 102 21 93 13 102 18 120
Acceptances  0 27 5 30 7 25 5 43
Enrolled  0 10 2 8 3 9 1 23
Acceptance Rate  0% 26% 24% 32% 54% 25% 28% 36%
 Yield  0% 37% 40% 27% 43% 36% 20% 54%

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

First-Year Student Profile
Fall  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
 Total First-Years  731 610 606 635 453
 Male: Female Ratio  42%:58% 43%:57% 43%/57% 43%/57% 45%/55%
 % Students of Color  19% 21% 24% 21% 22%
 % International  11% 12% 16% 14% 10%
 SAT Range (Redesigned score) -- -- 1260-1420 1270-1420 1280-1400
 SAT Range (Old Scores) 1220-1370 1240-1380 1190-1370 1200-1370 --
 ACT Range Scores  27-30 28-31 27-32 27-31 28-32
 Top 10% Class Rank  45% 48% 48% 41% 43%
 Top 20% Class Rank  68% 71% 68% 64% 64%
 Top 50% Class Rank  98% 99% 96% 96% 96%
 % from Out-of-State  83% 80% 82% 79% 74%
 No. of States (Excluding DC, PR, and VI)  31 32 29 29 31
 No. of Countries (citizenship)  23 19 24 24 17
 % Visited Campus  81% 80% 80% 81% 85%
 % Aided (with institutional grant)  73% 75% 70% 80% 79%
 % Receiving Academic Scholarships (including students with need)  40% 37% 27% 31% 36%
 John Dickinson Scholars  41 17 23 13 22
 Benjamin Rush Scholars  56 34 25 25 40
 Total Institutional Grants  $15,070,141 $14,804,796 $14,672,154 $18,434,393 $12,335,943
 Average Institutional Grant  $28,434 $32,254 $34,523 $36,360 $34,554
 Tuition Discount Rate  42% 47% 46% 53% 48%