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%

International

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