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Academic preparation of freshman - Applicants by residency 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

 
Residents
Applicants Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 8,117 7,191 7,199 7,417
No high school rank 29% 29% 29% 32%
Top 10% of HS class 30% 30% 29% 30%
Top 20% of HS class 51% 51% 50% 50%
Top 25% of HS class 60% 59% 59% 59%
Top 50% of HS class 90% 90% 88% 88%
Avg high school percentile rank 76.3 76.4 75.5 75.7
High school GPA 3.59 3.62 3.62 3.63
SAT-high components 1213 1219 1224 1225
ACT-high components 26.0 26.5 26.5 26.5
Predicted CU GPA 3.00 3.05 3.05 3.05
CCHE index-2004 revision 118.3 119.3 119.2 119.2
 



Non-residents
Applicants Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 13,012 13,313 14,564 15,065
No high school rank 68% 69% 70% 72%
Top 10% of HS class 25% 24% 24% 24%
Top 20% of HS class 46% 45% 44% 44%
Top 25% of HS class 55% 55% 53% 53%
Top 50% of HS class 86% 85% 84% 83%
Avg high school percentile rank 73.5 73.1 72.2 72.0
High school GPA 3.48 3.48 3.48 3.48
SAT-high components 1187 1183 1183 1180
ACT-high components 26.6 26.5 26.6 26.7
Predicted CU GPA 2.91 2.96 2.96 2.95
CCHE index-2004 revision 116.8 116.6 116.4 116.4
 



All
Applicants Summer/Fall of
2010 2011 2012 2013
Total 21,129 20,504 21,763 22,482
No high school rank 53% 55% 57% 59%
Top 10% of HS class 27% 27% 27% 27%
Top 20% of HS class 49% 48% 47% 48%
Top 25% of HS class 58% 57% 56% 56%
Top 50% of HS class 88% 88% 86% 85%
Avg high school percentile rank 75.1 74.9 74.0 74.0
High school GPA 3.52 3.53 3.53 3.53
SAT-high components 1194 1191 1191 1188
ACT-high components 26.3 26.5 26.5 26.6
Predicted CU GPA 2.96 3.00 2.99 2.99
CCHE index-2004 revision 117.4 117.6 117.4 117.4

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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