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.