First-Year Student Profile

Who’s a Bear? Meet the members of the class of 2021!

Students entering fall of 2017:

  • 3,489 applications
  • 407 students enrolled
  • Average GPA: 3.33 (Unweighted, recalculated)
  • 29.2% received the Gateway Scholarship 
  • Top 10 states represented: 
    • PA
    • NJ
    • NY
    • MD
    • MA
    • DE
    • VA
    • CA
    • NC
    • OH
  • 51% male; 49% female; <1% non-gender binary
  • Racial diversity: 
    • African American: 8%
    • Hispanic: 9%
    • Asian: 5%
    • Native American: 2%
    • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: <1%
    • Unreported:4%
  • 30% first generation
  • 12% legacy 
  • 20% Pell eligible 
  • 62% High school athletes
  • 43% Community service volunteers
  • 23% involved in performing arts (theater, dance & music)