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Entering Class Profile

Year Entered 2011 2012 2013
Enrollment 471 552 536
Men 196 - 42% 268 - 49% 241 - 45%
Women 275 - 58% 284 - 51% 295 - 55%
Academic scholarships 319 - 68% 354 - 64% 328 - 61%
Receiving financial aid* 471 - 100% 552 - 100% 536 - 100%
Receiving Institutional Aid 453 - 96.2% 546 - 98.9% 528 - 98.5%
Most popular majors
Biology 86 - 18% 89 - 16% 101 - 18%
Business Administration 46 - 9% 50 - 9% 65 - 12%
Health and Exercise Science 44 - 9% 46 - 8% 33 - 6%
Psychology 27 - 6% 32 - 6%
Liberal Studies^ 23 - 5% 31 - 5%
Athletic Training 33 - 6% 30 - 5%
Affiliated with the Church of the Brethren 34 - 7% 38 - 7% 23 - 4%
Virginia resident 354 - 75% 410 - 74% 407 - 76%
Diversity
Black/African American 47 - 10% 55 - 10% 54 - 10%
Other Minority 53 - 11% 51 - 9% 45 - 8%
Foreign 1 - 0.2% 7 - 1.3% 1 - 0.2%
Average age 18 18 18
Academic profile
Mean SAT (excluding writing) 1033 1044 1033
Mean SAT 1535 1547 1527
Mean high school GPA 3.5 3.4 3.5
From top 20% of high school class 38% 39% 38%
*federal, state, institutional, or outside aid
^elementary education interest