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Class Profile

ENTERING CLASS PROFILE

Year Entered 2015 2016 2017
Enrollment 542 600 534
Men 255 – 47% 275 – 46% 236 – 44%
Women 287 – 53% 325 – 54% 298 – 56%
Academic scholarships 304 – 56% 357 – 60% 284 – 53%
Receiving financial aid * 542 – 100% 600 – 100% 534 – 100%
Receiving Institutional Aid 536 – 98.9% 591 – 98.5% 527 – 98.7%
Most popular majors
Health and Exercise Science 48 – 9% 38 – 6% 83 – 15%
Business Administration 79 – 14% 78 – 13% 80 – 15%
Biology 71 – 13% 72 – 12% 71 – 13%
Psychology 36 – 7% 41 – 7% 38 – 7%
Liberal Studies 27 – 5% 27 – 4% 22 – 4%
Computer Science 27 – 5% 18 – 3% 22 – 4%
Affiliated with the Church of the Brethren 21 – 4% 22 – 4% 16 – 3%
Virginia resident 379 – 70% 409 – 68% 395 – 74%
Diversity
Black/African American 71 – 13% 95 – 16% 103 – 19%
Other Minority 76 – 14% 90 – 15% 74 – 14%
International 5 – 0.9% 11 – 1.8% 5 – 0.9%
Average age 18 18 18
Academic profile
Mean SAT** 1075
Mean high school GPA 3.53 3.53 3.51
From top 20% of high school class 34% 33% 27%
*federal, state, institutional, or outside aid
**Revised SAT scores are not comparable to prior years