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Common Dataset for 2016-2017: First Year and Transfer Admission, Student Life

Find below Westfield State University data as provided for the Common Dataset for Academic Year 2016 - 2017.

C. FIRST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION

Applications

C1. First-time, first-year (freshman) students: Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in Fall 2016. Include early decision, early action, and students who began studies during summer in this cohort. Applicants should include only those students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration for admission (i.e., who completed actionable applications) and who have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, non-admission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution). Admitted applicants should include wait-listed students who were subsequently offered admission.

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied

1951

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied

2789

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) who applied

4740

 

 

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted

1427

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted

2268

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) who were admitted

3695

 

 

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled

464

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled

1

 

 

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled

601

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled

2

Total full-time and part time, first-time, first-year (freshman) who enrolled

1068

Freshman Profile

Provide percentages for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2016, including students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.

C9. Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2016 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include information for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted test scores. Do not include partial test scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not critical reading for a category of students) or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL) in this item. Do not convert SAT scores to ACT scores and vice versa.

The 25th percentile is the score that 25 percent scored at or below; the 75th percentile score is the one that 25 percent scored at or above.

Percent submitting SAT scores

87.5%

Percent submitting ACT scores

11.1%

Number submitting SAT scores

935

Number submitting ACT scores

119

 

 

25th Percentile

75th Percentile

Average

SAT Critical Reading

440

540

493

SAT Math

450

550

499

SAT Writing

430

530

480

SAT Essay

 

 

 

ACT Composite

19

24

21

ACT Math

 

 

 

ACT English

 

 

 

ACT Writing

 

 

 

Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:

 

SAT Critical Reading

SAT Math

SAT Writing

700-800

1.0%

0.7%

0.1%

600-699

8.1%

9.2%

5.0%

500-599

38.3%

41.8%

37.6%

400-499

43.7%

40.5%

45.5%

300-399

8.2%

7.2%

11.1%

200-299

0.5%

0.5%

0.6%

 

100%

100%

100%

 

 

ACT Composite

ACT English

ACT Math

30-36

1.7%

 

 

24-29

26.1%

 

 

18-23

59.7%

 

 

12-17

12.6%

 

 

6-11

0.0%

 

 

Below 6

0.0%

 

 

 

100%

100%

100%

C10. Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school class rank within each of the following ranges (report information for those students from whom you collected high school rank information).

Percent in top tenth of high school graduating class

8%

 

Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class

27%

 

Percent in top half of high school graduating class

61%

Top half + bottom half = 100%.

Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class

39%

Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class

9%

 

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school class rank:

49%

 

C11. Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school grade-point averages within each of the following ranges (using 4.0 scale). Report information only for those students from whom you collected high school GPA.

Percent who had GPA of 3.75 and higher

12.1%

Percent who had GPA between 3.50 and 3.74

10.5%

Percent who had GPA between 3.25 and 3.49

16.2%

Percent who had GPA between 3.00 and 3.24

17.7%

 

 

Percent who had GPA between 2.50 and 2.99

32.1%

Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.49

11.4%

 

 

Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99

0.0%

Percent who had GPA below 1.0

0.0%

 

100%

C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA:

Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students

3.11

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA:

99.8%

 

D. TRANSFER ADMISSION

Fall Applicants

D2. Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in Fall 2016.

 

Applicants

Admitted Applicants

Enrolled Applicants

Men

363

324

231

Women

378

337

200

Total

741

661

431

 

F. STUDENT LIFE

F1. Percentages of first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking students and degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled in Fall 2016 who fit the following categories:

 

First-time,first-year (freshman) students

Undergraduates

Percent who are from out of state (exclude international/nonresident aliens from the numerator and denominator)

7.7%

7.2%

Percent of men who join fraternities

0.0%

0.0%

Percent of women who join sororities

0.0%

0.0%

Percent who live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing

82.7%

54.4%

Percent who live off campus or commute

17.3%

45.6%

Percent of students age 25 and older

0.09%

4.2%

Average age of full-time students

18

20

Average age of all students (full- and part-time)

18

21