Meet the class of 2017

Admission has another record year.

Preliminary data on the incoming class show:

  • Applications are up 55 percent from two years ago.
  • 30.3 percent of applicants were admitted — down from 45 percent two years ago.
  • 26 percent of the entering class is domestic students of color, versus 23.6 percent of last year’s class.
  • 15 percent of the class is international students.
  • 10 percent of the class is from Iowa, compared to about 8 percent in each of the past two years.
  • The class’s SAT/ACT high score average is 1351 — similar to last year’s class.

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