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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 2014
Total 291 344 328 269 291
No high school rank 44% 48% 42% 55% 64%
Top 10% of HS class 30% 20% 23% 24% 23%
Top 20% of HS class 52% 48% 44% 42% 48%
Top 25% of HS class 63% 54% 53% 54% 55%
Top 50% of HS class 94% 91% 88% 88% 90%
Avg high school percentile rank 78.0 75.4 74.2 73.6 74.7
High school GPA 3.59 3.59 3.60 3.55 3.60
SAT-high components 1180 1181 1187 1174 1204
ACT-high components 26.4 26.2 26.2 26.4 26.7
Predicted CU GPA 2.98 3.05 3.05 3.02 3.08
CCHE index-2004 revision 118.2 118.3 118.0 118.1 119.9
 



Arts & Sciences
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 12,671 12,620 12,442 13,584 16,495
No high school rank 52% 53% 54% 58% 62%
Top 10% of HS class 26% 24% 25% 23% 24%
Top 20% of HS class 48% 44% 45% 43% 44%
Top 25% of HS class 58% 54% 54% 52% 53%
Top 50% of HS class 91% 88% 89% 86% 87%
Avg high school percentile rank 76.0 74.2 74.4 72.9 73.6
High school GPA 3.54 3.53 3.55 3.51 3.55
SAT-high components 1187 1182 1187 1178 1186
ACT-high components 26.2 26.3 26.3 26.3 26.7
Predicted CU GPA 2.97 3.00 3.02 2.99 3.03
CCHE index-2004 revision 117.3 117.0 117.4 117.4 118.7
 



Business
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 2,061 2,314 2,326 2,505 3,153
No high school rank 53% 58% 58% 60% 67%
Top 10% of HS class 29% 23% 24% 26% 26%
Top 20% of HS class 58% 51% 50% 51% 51%
Top 25% of HS class 69% 63% 62% 62% 61%
Top 50% of HS class 97% 95% 95% 96% 96%
Avg high school percentile rank 80.5 77.7 77.7 78.5 78.1
High school GPA 3.68 3.64 3.68 3.68 3.67
SAT-high components 1206 1188 1200 1196 1223
ACT-high components 26.8 26.6 26.8 27.0 27.6
Predicted CU GPA 3.15 3.15 3.19 3.18 3.20
CCHE index-2004 revision 121.0 119.7 120.8 121.7 122.8
 



CEPS
Admits Summer/Fall of
2014
Total 10
No high school rank 60%
Top 10% of HS class 75%
Top 20% of HS class 100%
Top 25% of HS class 100%
Top 50% of HS class 100%
Avg high school percentile rank 91.3
High school GPA 3.47
SAT-high components 810
ACT-high components 21.0
Predicted CU GPA 2.04
CCHE index-2004 revision 108.2
 



Engineering
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 2,332 2,317 2,507 2,776 3,551
No high school rank 43% 44% 48% 50% 56%
Top 10% of HS class 54% 57% 55% 57% 57%
Top 20% of HS class 79% 80% 82% 83% 81%
Top 25% of HS class 85% 88% 89% 91% 89%
Top 50% of HS class 99% 99% 100% 99% 100%
Avg high school percentile rank 87.7 88.6 88.6 89.1 88.6
High school GPA 3.82 3.86 3.87 3.88 3.88
SAT-high components 1307 1306 1305 1307 1312
ACT-high components 29.3 29.8 29.6 29.9 30.3
Predicted CU GPA 3.11 3.14 3.14 3.15 3.16
CCHE index-2004 revision 128.9 130.0 130.1 131.5 132.2
 



Journalism
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 55 70 431 421 622
No high school rank 40% 43% 58% 61% 65%
Top 10% of HS class 61% 63% 25% 25% 24%
Top 20% of HS class 91% 90% 55% 52% 50%
Top 25% of HS class 97% 95% 66% 61% 60%
Top 50% of HS class 100% 100% 96% 95% 96%
Avg high school percentile rank 90.8 90.0 78.9 78.1 78.2
High school GPA 3.94 3.94 3.69 3.65 3.68
SAT-high components 1281 1265 1199 1190 1199
ACT-high components 29.2 29.0 26.9 26.7 27.3
Predicted CU GPA 3.39 3.45 3.17 3.13 3.17
CCHE index-2004 revision 130.5 130.0 121.0 120.5 122.1
 



Music
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 115 163 151 155 160
No high school rank 44% 44% 50% 39% 42%
Top 10% of HS class 31% 37% 32% 34% 37%
Top 20% of HS class 59% 59% 50% 51% 57%
Top 25% of HS class 67% 68% 58% 62% 63%
Top 50% of HS class 97% 95% 84% 91% 87%
Avg high school percentile rank 80.0 80.3 74.7 78.1 77.2
High school GPA 3.67 3.73 3.64 3.72 3.75
SAT-high components 1200 1259 1226 1218 1252
ACT-high components 26.3 27.6 27.0 27.6 27.8
Predicted CU GPA 3.30 3.45 3.36 3.43 3.47
CCHE index-2004 revision 120.2 123.7 120.9 123.2 125.2
 



All
Admits Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 17,525 17,828 18,185 19,710 24,282
No high school rank 50% 52% 53% 57% 62%
Top 10% of HS class 31% 29% 29% 29% 30%
Top 20% of HS class 54% 51% 51% 51% 52%
Top 25% of HS class 64% 61% 61% 60% 60%
Top 50% of HS class 93% 91% 91% 90% 91%
Avg high school percentile rank 78.4 76.9 77.0 76.4 76.9
High school GPA 3.60 3.59 3.61 3.59 3.62
SAT-high components 1206 1201 1206 1200 1211
ACT-high components 26.8 26.8 26.9 26.9 27.4
Predicted CU GPA 3.02 3.05 3.07 3.04 3.08
CCHE index-2004 revision 119.4 119.1 119.7 119.9 121.3

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

Run Date 09/17/2014 -- L:\IR\emgt\ADM\qualcomp.sas

Last revision 09/17/14


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