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Academic preparation of freshman - Admits by college 2010 - present

See explanatory notes
- Pct in top x% of HS class calculated using cases with non-missing HS rank
- CU predicted GPA is primarily a function of HS GPA. Calculation is specific to college.
- CCHE index is a function of test scores and HS GPA/rank

Data from 2010 - present now include summer applicants

Also see data from - 1988 - 1998 ||  1999 - 2009 ||  2010 - present

 
Arch. & Planning
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 291 344 328 269
No high school rank 44% 48% 42% 55%
Top 10% of HS class 30% 20% 23% 24%
Top 20% of HS class 52% 48% 44% 42%
Top 25% of HS class 63% 54% 53% 54%
Top 50% of HS class 94% 91% 88% 88%
Avg high school percentile rank 78.0 75.4 74.2 73.6
High school GPA 3.59 3.59 3.60 3.55
SAT-high components 1180 1181 1187 1170
ACT-high components 26.4 26.2 26.2 26.4
Predicted CU GPA 2.98 3.05 3.05 3.02
CCHE index-2004 revision 118.2 118.3 118.0 117.2
 



Arts & Sciences
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 12,671 12,620 12,442 13,584
No high school rank 52% 53% 54% 58%
Top 10% of HS class 26% 24% 25% 23%
Top 20% of HS class 48% 44% 45% 43%
Top 25% of HS class 58% 54% 54% 52%
Top 50% of HS class 91% 88% 89% 86%
Avg high school percentile rank 76.0 74.2 74.4 73.0
High school GPA 3.54 3.53 3.55 3.51
SAT-high components 1187 1182 1187 1178
ACT-high components 26.2 26.3 26.3 26.3
Predicted CU GPA 2.97 3.00 3.02 2.99
CCHE index-2004 revision 117.3 117.0 117.4 116.5
 



Business
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 2,061 2,314 2,326 2,505
No high school rank 53% 58% 58% 60%
Top 10% of HS class 29% 23% 24% 26%
Top 20% of HS class 58% 51% 50% 51%
Top 25% of HS class 69% 63% 62% 62%
Top 50% of HS class 97% 95% 95% 96%
Avg high school percentile rank 80.5 77.7 77.7 78.5
High school GPA 3.68 3.64 3.68 3.68
SAT-high components 1206 1188 1200 1196
ACT-high components 26.8 26.6 26.8 27.0
Predicted CU GPA 3.15 3.15 3.19 3.18
CCHE index-2004 revision 121.0 119.7 120.8 120.8
 



Engineering
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 2,332 2,317 2,507 2,777
No high school rank 43% 44% 48% 50%
Top 10% of HS class 54% 57% 55% 57%
Top 20% of HS class 79% 80% 82% 83%
Top 25% of HS class 85% 88% 89% 91%
Top 50% of HS class 99% 99% 100% 99%
Avg high school percentile rank 87.7 88.6 88.6 89.1
High school GPA 3.82 3.86 3.87 3.88
SAT-high components 1307 1306 1305 1306
ACT-high components 29.3 29.8 29.6 29.9
Predicted CU GPA 3.11 3.14 3.14 3.15
CCHE index-2004 revision 128.9 130.0 130.1 130.5
 



Journalism
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 55 70 431 421
No high school rank 40% 43% 58% 61%
Top 10% of HS class 61% 63% 25% 25%
Top 20% of HS class 91% 90% 55% 52%
Top 25% of HS class 97% 95% 66% 61%
Top 50% of HS class 100% 100% 96% 95%
Avg high school percentile rank 90.8 90.0 78.9 78.1
High school GPA 3.94 3.94 3.69 3.65
SAT-high components 1281 1265 1199 1190
ACT-high components 29.2 29.0 26.9 26.7
Predicted CU GPA 3.39 3.45 3.17 3.13
CCHE index-2004 revision 130.5 130.0 121.0 119.7
 



Music
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 115 163 151 155
No high school rank 44% 44% 50% 39%
Top 10% of HS class 31% 37% 32% 34%
Top 20% of HS class 59% 59% 50% 51%
Top 25% of HS class 67% 68% 58% 61%
Top 50% of HS class 97% 95% 84% 91%
Avg high school percentile rank 80.0 80.3 74.7 78.1
High school GPA 3.67 3.73 3.64 3.72
SAT-high components 1200 1259 1226 1218
ACT-high components 26.3 27.6 27.0 27.6
Predicted CU GPA 3.30 3.45 3.36 3.42
CCHE index-2004 revision 120.2 123.7 120.9 122.6
 



All
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 17,525 17,828 18,185 19,711
No high school rank 50% 52% 53% 57%
Top 10% of HS class 31% 29% 29% 29%
Top 20% of HS class 54% 51% 51% 51%
Top 25% of HS class 64% 61% 61% 60%
Top 50% of HS class 93% 91% 91% 90%
Avg high school percentile rank 78.4 76.9 77.0 76.4
High school GPA 3.60 3.59 3.61 3.59
SAT-high components 1206 1201 1206 1199
ACT-high components 26.7 26.8 26.9 26.9
Predicted CU GPA 3.02 3.05 3.07 3.04
CCHE index-2004 revision 119.4 119.1 119.7 119.1

Source: SURDS UG applicant files -- may not match other records

Run Date 09/20/2013 -- L:\IR\emgt\ADM\qualcomp.sas

Last revision 09/20/13


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