College admits 41 percent of early decision applicants
December 21, 2006
The College admitted 371 students through early decision for the Class of 2011 out of 899 early decision applications.
Early decision applications were down about 7 percent from last year.
Dean of Admissions Henry Broaddus said that 169 applicants were rejected from the early decision pool and 359 applicants had their decision deferred to the regular decision application pool. The College typically notifies regular decision applicants by late March.
Broaddus said that 62.8 percent of students accepted early decision are women and 14.8 percent are non-white. Of the accepted students, 279 are from Virginia and 92 are from out-of-state. The mid-fiftieth percentile combined math and critical reading SAT scores for early decision applicants is 1270-1410.