Entering Class Profile

Year Entered

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Enrollment 488 542 600
Men 236 - 48% 255 - 47% 275 - 46%
Women 252 - 52% 287 - 53% 325 - 54%
       
Academic scholarships 339 - 69% 304 - 56% 357 - 60%
       
Receiving financial aid * 488 - 100% 542 - 100% 600 - 100%
Receiving Institutional Aid 481 - 98.6% 536 - 98.9% 591 - 98.5%
       
Most popular majors      
Business Administration 67 - 14% 81 - 15% 78 - 13%
Biology 67 - 14% 72 - 13% 72 - 12%
Athletic Training 35 - 7% 38 - 7% 57 - 9%
Psychology 33 - 7% 36 - 7% 41 - 7%
Health and Exercise Science 34 - 7% 48 - 9% 38 - 6%
       
Affiliated with the Church of the Brethren 21 - 4% 21 - 4% 22 - 4%
       
Virginia resident 339 - 69% 382 - 70% 409 - 68%
       
Diversity      
Black/African American 63 - 13% 71 - 13% 95 - 16%
Other Minority 69 - 14% 76 - 14% 90 - 15%
International 2 - 0.4% 5 - 0.9% 11 - 1.8%
       
Average age 18 18 18
       
Academic profile      
Mean SAT (excluding writing) 1044 1029 1017
Mean SAT 1539 1522 1501
Mean high school GPA 3.61 3.53 3.53
From top 20% of high school class 42% 34% 33%
*federal, state, institutional, or outside aid