Freshman Profile


The Admissions Funnel

Total Freshman Applications: 4,281
Total Freshman Acceptances: 2,289 (54%)
Enrolled Freshman: 521 (23%)

Academic Profile For First-Time Freshman

Average GPA of enrolled freshman = 3.44
Average SAT of enrolled freshman =  983
Average ACT of enrolled freshman = 21.3

The middle 50% of enrolled freshman scored between 870 and 1080 on the SAT (Critical Reading + Math)
The middle 50% of enrolled freshman scored between 18 and 24 on the ACT
The middle 50% of enrolled freshman had a GPA between 3.00 and 3.91

Class Rank dispersal

Top 10% = 11%

Top 20% = 24%

Top 25% = 33%

Top 33% = 44%

Top 50% = 71%

Average GPA for Presidential Scholars = 3.88
Average SAT for Presidential Scholars = 1106
Average Presidential Scholarship Amount = $16,091

Geographic Profile

54% of enrolled freshman are North Carolina residents.
31% of North Carolina residents are from Cumberland County.
States represented: 29
International freshman: 36
International countries represented: 24


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