2012 Update

Academic Enrichment


Overall Undergraduate Engagement

 

2010-2011
(398) 
2011-2012
(1893)
Female 259 (64%) 1117 (59%)
Male 144 (36%) 784 (41%)
Freshmen 93 (23%) 746 (39%)
Sophomores 39 (10%) 94 (5%)
Juniors 114 (28%) 144 (8%)
Seniors 152 (38%) 909 (48%)
By College:    
ADV** 28 (7%) 100 (5%)
BUS 21 (5%) 265 (14%)
EDU 21 (5%) 166 (9%)
EET 22 (5%) 190 (10%)
HHS 75 (19%) 381 (20%)
LAS 231 (57%) 696 (37%)
VPA 5 (1%) 102 (5%)

**Academic Advising Center. Students are “attached” until they declare a major.


Research Rookies

 

2010-2011 2011-2012
Students 17 40
Departments 12 23
Colleges 3 6
Average GPA 3.44 3.48
Average ACT Score 24 24


University Honors Program

New Honors Freshman 

  2010 2011 2012
Number of Honors Freshmen 140 172 226**
Average ACT Score 27.8 28.4 29
Average High School GPA 3.75 3.65 3.96
% of Provisional Units*** 53% 64% 29%

**This is the largest freshman Honors class since 1987.
***A “provisional admit” is an Honors student who does not meet one of the program’s two freshman admissions criteria: 27 ACT and 3.75 GPA (or placement in the top 10% of the student’s high school graduating class)

New Honors Transfers 

 

2010 2011 2012
Number of New Honors Transfers 112 114 95
Average transfer GPA 3.68 3.57 3.66

Number of Students 

  2010 2011 2012
Total Students 861

984

1,083
25.7% increase since 2010
10% increase since 2011
Minority Students 122

163

253
107% increase since 2010
55.2% increase since 2011


Themed Learning Communities

 

2010-2011 2011-2012
TLCs 2 12
Faculty 6 34
Peer Leaders 0 9
Students 48 245