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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