SVSU Common Data Set - 2012-2013

 

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C. FIRST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION

 
             
  Applications          
C1 First-time,   first-year, (freshmen) students: Provide the number of degree-seeking,   first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled   (full- or part-time) in Fall 2012. Include early decision, early action, and   students who began studies during summer in this cohort. Applicants should   include only those students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration   for admission (i.e., who completed actionable applications) and who have been   notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission, placement   on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution).   Admitted applicants should include wait-listed students who were subsequently   offered admission.  
  Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied 2,499    
  Total   first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied 3,763    
             
  Total   first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted 2,143    
  Total   first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted 3,197    
             
  Total   full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 680    
  Total   part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 7    
             
  Total   full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 955    
  Total   part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 11    
             
C2 Freshman wait-listed students (students who met admission requirements but whose final admission was contingent on space availability)  
    Yes No  
  Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list?   x  
  If yes, please answer the questions below for Fall 2012 admissions:      
  Number of qualified applicants offereda placed on waiting list      
  Number accepting a place on the waiting list      
  Number of wait-listed students admitted      
  Is your waiting list ranked?          
  If yes, do you release that information to students?        
  Do you release that information to school   counselors?        
             
 C3 Admission Requirements          
  High school completion requirement        
  High school diploma is required and GED is accepted X      
  High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted        
  High school diploma or equivalent is not required        
             
C4 Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?  
  Require        
  Recommend X      
  Neither require nor recommend        
             
C5 Distribution of high   school units required and/or recommended. Specify the   distribution of academic high school course units required and/or recommended   of all or most degree-seeking students using Carnegie units (one unit equals   one year of study or its equivalent). If you use a different system for   calculating units, please convert.  
    Units Required Units
   Recommended
     
  Total academic units          
  English          
  Mathematics 4 4      
  Science 3 4      
      Of these, units that must be lab 2 4      
  Foreign language   2      
  Social studies 3 4      
  History          
  Academic electives          
  Computer Science          
  Visual/Performing Arts          
  Other (Communications)   1      
             
  Basis for Selection          
C6 Do you have an open   admission policy, under which virtually all secondary school graduates or   students with GED equivalency diplomas are admitted without regard to   academic record, test scores, or other qualifications?  If so, check which applies:  
  Open admission policy as described above for all   students  NO    
  Open admission policy   as described above for most students, but--      
      selective admission for out-of-state   students      
      selective admission to some programs      
  other (explain)       
         
             
C7 Relative importance   of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in first-time,   first-year, degree-seeking (freshman) admission decisions.  
    Very   Important Important Considered Not   Considered  
  Academic          
  Rigor of secondary school   record X        
  Class rank       X  
     Academic GPA X        
  Standardized test scores X        
  Application Essay       X  
  Recommendation(s)       X  
  Nonacademic          
  Interview       X  
  Extracurricular activities       X  
  Talent/ability       X  
  Character/personal qualities       X  
  First generation        X  
  Alumni/ae relation       X  
  Geographical residence       X  
  State residency       X  
  Religious   affiliation/commitment       X  
  Racial/ethnic status       X  
  Volunteer work       X  
  Work experience       X  
  Level of applicant’s interest        X  
             
  SAT and ACT Policies          
C8 Entrance exams           
    Yes No  
C8A Does your institution make use of SAT, ACT, or SAT Subject Test   scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking   applicants?    X    
  If yes, place check   marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution’s policies   for use in admission for Fall 2014.  
    ADMISSION
    Require Recommend Require   for Some Consider   if Submitted Not   Used
  SAT or ACT          
  ACT only X        
  SAT only          
  SAT and SAT   Subject Tests or ACT          
  SAT Subject   Tests only          
             
C8B If your institution   will make use of the ACT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year,   degree-seeking applicants for Fall 2014, please indicate which ONE of the   following applies: (regardless of whether the writing score will be used in   the admissions process):
  ACT with Writing component required NO    
  ACT with Writing component recommended      
  ACT with or without Writing component accepted      
             
C8C  Please indicate how your institution will   use the SAT or ACT writing component; check all that apply:
        SAT essay ACT essay  
  For admission          
  For placement          
  For advising          
  In place of an application essay          
  As a validity check on the   application essay          
  No college policy as of now        X  
  Not using essay component          
             
C8D In addition, does your   institution use applicants' test scores for academic advising?  
    Yes No      
       X      
             
C8E Latest date by which SAT or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission 9/01    
  Latest date by which SAT Subject Test scores must be received for fall-term admission      
             
C8F If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies   (e.g., if tests are recommended for some students, or if tests are not   required of some students):    
     
             
C8G Please indicate which   tests your institution uses for placement (e.g., state tests):  
  SAT          
  ACT X        
  SAT Subject   Tests          
  AP          
  CLEP          
  Institutional   Exam          
  State Exam   (specify):      
             
  Freshman Profile          
  Provide percentages   for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time,   first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2012, including students who   began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and   students admitted under special arrangements.  
             
C9 Percent and number of   first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in Fall 2012 who   submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores.  Include information for ALL enrolled,   degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted test   scores.  Do not include partial test   scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not critical reading for a category of   students) or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL) in this   item. Do not convert SAT scores to ACT scores and vice versa. The 25th   percentile is the score that 25 percent scored at or below; the 75th   percentile score is the one that 25 percent scored at or above.  

 

           
  Percent submitting SAT scores   Number   submitting SAT scores    
  Percent submitting ACT scores 97% Number   submitting ACT scores 1,607  
             
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile      
  SAT Critical Reading          
  SAT Math          
  SAT Writing          
  SAT Essay          
  ACT Composite 18 24      
  ACT Math 17 24      
  ACT English 18 24      
  ACT Writing          
             
  Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman)   students with scores in each range:  
    SAT Critical   Reading SAT Math SAT Writing    
  700-800          
  600-699          
  500-599          
  400-499          
  300-399          
  200-299          
  Totals should = 100% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%    
    ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math    
  30-36 2.92% 5.99% 3.06%    
  24-29 25.20% 21.41% 27.88%    
  18-23 58.81% 49.75% 41.61%    
  12-17 13.07% 22.47% 27.45%    
  6-11   0.38%      
  Below 6          
  Totals should = 100% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%    
C10 Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high   school class rank within each of the following ranges (report information for   those students from whom you collected high school rank information).  
  Percent in top tenth of high school graduating   class 17%    
  Percent in top quarter   of high school graduating class 38%    
  Percent in top half of   high school graduating class 70%    
  Percent in bottom half   of high school graduating class 30% Top half + bottom half = 100%
  Percent in bottom   quarter of high school graduating class 9%    
  Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshmen) students who submitted high school class rank: 80%  
C11 Percentage of all   enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had   high school grade-point averages within each of the following ranges (using   4.0 scale).  Report information only   for those students from whom you collected high school GPA.  
  Percent who had GPA of   3.75 and higher 19.93%      
  Percent who had GPA   between 3.50 and 3.74 13.97%      
  Percent who had GPA   between 3.25 and 3.49 15.08%      
  Percent who had GPA   between 3.00 and 3.24 14.34%      
  Percent who had GPA   between 2.50 and 2.99 23.46%      
  Percent who had GPA   between 2.0 and 2.49 12.97%      
  Percent who had GPA   between 1.0 and 1.99 0.25%      
  Percent who had GPA   below 1.0 0.00%      
  Totals should   = 100% 100.00%      
C12 Average high school   GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who   submitted GPA:   3.19    
C12 Percent of total   first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school   GPA:   97.46%    
             
  Admission Policies          
C13 Application Fee          
    Yes No      
  Does your   institution have an application fee? X        
  Amount of application fee: $30.00        
    Yes No      
  Can it be waived   for applicants with financial need? X        
             
  If you have an   application fee and an on-line application option, please indicate policy for   students who apply on-line:      
  Same fee: X        
  Free:          
  Reduced:          
             
    Yes No      
  Can on-line application fee be   waived for applicants with financial need? X        
             
C14 Application closing date          
    Yes No      
  Does your   institution have an application closing date?   X      
  Application closing date (fall):            
  Priority date:            
             
    Yes No  
C15 Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other   than the fall? X    
             
C16 Notification to   applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)    
  On a rolling basis beginning   (date):   X        
  By (date):            
  Other:            
             
             
C17 Reply policy for admitted   applicants (fill in one only)      
  Must reply by (date):            
  No set   date:   X        
  Must reply by   May 1 or within _____ weeks if notified thereafter          
  Other:            
             
  Deadline for   housing deposit (MM/DD):         
  Amount of   housing deposit:  $200        
  Refundable if   student does not enroll?        
       Yes, in full          
       Yes, in part  X        
       No          
             
C18 Deferred admission          
    Yes No  
  Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment   after admission? X    
  If yes, maximum period of postponement: 1 Year        
             
C19 Early admission of high   school students        
    Yes No  
  Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as   full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students one year or more before   high school graduation?   X  
             
C20 Common Application Question removed from CDS. (Initiated during   2006-2007 cycle)  
             
  Early Decision and Early   Action Plans        
C21 Early Decision          
    Yes No  
  Does your institution offer an early decision plan (an admission   plan that permits students to apply and be notified of an admission decision   well in advance of the regular notification date and that asks students to   commit to attending if accepted) for first-time, first-year (freshman)   applicants for fall enrollment?    X  
  If “yes,” please   complete the following:       
  First or only early   decision plan closing date      
  First or only early   decision plan notification date      
  Other early decision   plan closing date      
  Other early decision   plan notification date      
  For the Fall 2012   entering class:      
  Number of early   decision applications received by your institution      
  Number of applicants   admitted under early decision plan      
  Please provide significant   details about your early decision plan:    
   
             
C22 Early action          
    Yes No  
  Do you have a nonbinding early action plan whereby students are   notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification   date but do not have to commit to attending your college?    X  
  If “yes,” please   complete the following:       
  Early action closing   date      
  Early action   notification date      
             
  Is your early action plan a “restrictive” plan under which you   limit students from applying to other early plans?
  Yes No        
    X        
             

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