2022 First Year Admissions Data

2022 First Year Admissions Data | Willamette University
C. FIRST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR ADMISSION
C1-C2: Applications
C1 First-time, first-year students: Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in Fall 2022.
�Include early decision, early action, and students who began studies during summer in this cohort.
�Applicants should include only those students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration for
admission (i.e., who completed actionable applications) and who have been notified of one of the
following actions: admission, non-admission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by
applicant or institution).
Since the total may include students who did not provide gender data, the detail need not sum to the total.
�If your institution collects and reports non-binary gender data, please use the "Another Gender" category.
�Note that recent high school graduates and other students without prior postsecondary experience will still be considered "first-time students" for fall enrollment reporting purposes even if they enrolled in the summer prior to fall enrollment.
Total first-time, first-year men who applied 1601
Total first-time, first-year women who applied 2394
Total first-time, first-year of another gender who applied  
Total first-time, first-year men who were admitted 1256
Total first-time, first-year women who were admitted 1964
Total first-time, first-year of another gender who were admitted  
Total full-time, first-time, first-year men who enrolled 209
Total part-time, first-time, first-year men who enrolled 0
Total full-time, first-time, first-year women who enrolled 314
Total part-time, first-time, first-year women who enrolled 1
         
Total full-time, first-time, first-year of another gender who enrolled  
Total part-time, first-time, first-year of another gender who enrolled  
       
Total first-time, first-year (degree-seeking) who applied 3995
Total first-time, first-year (degree-seeking) who were admitted 3220
Total first-time, first-year (degree-seeking) enrolled 524
       
C2 First-time, first-year wait-listed students
Students who met admission requirements but whose final admission was contingent on space availability
Yes No
Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list? X  
If yes, please answer the questions below for Fall 2022 admissions:
       
WAITING LIST TOTAL
Number of qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list:  
Number accepting a place on the waiting list:  
Number of wait-listed students admitted:  
 
Is your waiting list ranked? Yes No
If yes, do you release that information to students?    
Do you release that information to school counselors?    
C3-C5: Admission Requirements
C3 High school completion requirement
Check the appropriate box to identify your high school completion requirement for degree-seeking entering students:
X High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
  High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted
  High school diploma or equivalent is not required
C4 Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?
  Require
X Recommend
  Neither require nor recommend
C5 Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended. Specify the distribution of academic high school course units required and/or recommended of all or most degree-seeking students using Carnegie units (one unit equals one year of study or its equivalent). If you use a different system for calculating units, please convert.
  Units
Required
Units
Recommended
 
Total academic units    
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   4
Of these, units that must be
lab
  2
Foreign language   4
Social studies   4
History    
Academic electives   4
Computer Science    
Visual/Performing Arts   2
Other (specify)    
C6-C7: Basis for Selection
C6 Do you have an open admission policy, under which virtually all secondary school graduates or students with GED equivalency diplomas are admitted without regard to academic record, test scores, or other qualifications? If so, check which applies:
  Open admission policy as described above for all students
Open admission policy as described above for most students, but--
  selective admission for out-of-state students
  selective admission to some programs
  other (explain):
 
C7 Relative importance of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in your first-time, first-year, degree-seeking general (not including programs with specific criteria) admissions decisions.
  Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic        
Rigor of secondary school record X      
Class rank X      
Academic GPA X      
Standardized test scores     X  
Application Essay X      
Recommendation(s)   X    
Nonacademic        
Interview   X    
Extracurricular activities     X  
Talent/ability     X  
Character/personal qualities     X  
First generation     X  
Alumni/ae relation     X  
Geographical residence     X  
State residency       X
Religious affiliation/commitment       X
Racial/ethnic status     X  
Volunteer work       X
Work experience       X
Level of applicant's interest       X
Please provide additional information if the importance of any specific academic or nonacademic factors differ by academic program.
 
C8: SAT and ACT Policies
Entrance exams
Yes No
Does your institution make use of SAT, ACT, or SAT Subject Test scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants? X  
C8A If yes, place check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution's policies for use in admission for Fall 2023.
  ADMISSION
Require Recommend Require for Some Consider if Submitted Not Considered
SAT or ACT       X  
ACT Only          
SAT Only          
C8B Has been removed from the CDS.
C8C Has been removed from the CDS.
C8D In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for academic advising?
X Yes
  No
C8E Latest date by which SAT or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission  
Latest date by which SAT Subject Test scores must be received for fall-term admission  
C8F If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies (e.g., if tests are recommended for some students, or if tests are not required of some students due to differences by academic program, student academic background, or if other examinations may be considered in lieu of the SAT and ACT):  
C8G Please indicate which tests your institution uses for placement (e.g., state tests):
  SAT
  ACT
  SAT Subject Tests
X AP
  CLEP
  Institutional Exam
  State Exam (specify):  
C9-C12: First-time, first-year Profile
Provide information for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2022, including students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresidents, and students admitted under special arrangements.
C9 Percent and number of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2022 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores.
�Include information for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who submitted
test scores.
Do not include partial test scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not critical reading for a category of
students) or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL) in this item.
Do not convert SAT scores to ACT scores and vice versa.
�<If a student submitted multiple sets of scores for a single test, report this information according to how
you use the data. For example:
If you consider the highest scores from either submission, use the highest combination of scores
(e.g., verbal from one submission, math from the other).
If you average the scores, use the average to report the scores.
Percent Number
Submitting SAT Scores 21% 109
Submitting ACT Scores 9% 48
For each assessment listed below, report the score that represents the 25th percentile (the score that 25 percent of the first-time, first-year population scored at or below) and the 75th percentile score (the score that 25 percent scored at or above).
Assessment 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Composite 1240 1320 1420
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 630 680 710
SAT Math 600 650 710
ACT Composite 27 30 33
ACT Math      
ACT English      
ACT Writing      
ACT Science      
ACT Reading      
Percent of first-time, first-year students with scores in each range:
Score Range SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing SAT Math
700-800 41.28% 30.28%
600-699 46.79% 47.71%
500-599 11.01% 19.27%
400-499 0.92% 2.75%
300-399 0.00% 0.00%
200-299 0.00% 0.00%
Totals should = 100% 100.00% 100.01%
Score Range SAT Composite
1400-1600 30.28%
1200-1399 54.13%
1000-1199 13.76%
800-999 1.83%
600-799 0.00%
400-599 0.00%
Totals should = 100% 100.00%
Score Range ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math ACT Reading ACT Science
30-36 56.25%        
24-29 37.50%        
18-23 4.17%        
12-17 2.08%        
6-11 0.00%        
Below 6 0.00%        
Totals should = 100% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
C10 Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who had high school class rank within each of the following ranges (report information for those students from whom you collected high school rank information)
Assessment Percent
Percent in top tenth of high school graduating class 41%
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class 68%
Percent in top half of high school graduating class 94% Top half +
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class 6% bottom half = 100%
Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class 0%
Percent of total first-time, first-year students who submitted high school class rank: 36%  
C11 Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who had high school grade-point averages within each of the following ranges (using 4.0 scale). Report information only for those students from whom you collected high school GPA.
Score Range Percent
Percent who had GPA of 4.0 52.86%
Percent who had GPA between 3.75 and 3.99 18.90%
Percent who had GPA between 3.50 and 3.74 14.50%
Percent who had GPA between 3.25 and 3.49 9.16%
Percent who had GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 3.05%
Percent who had GPA between 2.50 and 2.99 1.53%
Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.49 0.00%
Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99 0.00%
Percent who had GPA below 1.0 0.00%
Totals should = 100% 100.00%
     
C12 Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who submitted GPA: 3.96%
Percent of total first-time, first-year students who submitted high school GPA: 100.00%
C13-C20: Admission Policies
C13 Application Fee
If your institution has waived its application fee for the Fall 2024 admission cycle please select no.
Yes No
Does your institution have an application fee?   X
Amount of application fee:  
Yes No
Can it be waived for applicants with financial need?    
If you have an application fee and an on-line application option, please indicate policy for students who apply on-line:
  Same fee
  Free
  Reduced
Yes No
Can on-line application fee be waived for applicants with financial need?    
C14 Application closing date
Yes No
Does your institution have an application closing date? X  
  Date
Application closing date (fall) 6/1
Priority Date 2/1
Yes No
C15 Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall? X  
C16 Notification to applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)
  On a rolling basis beginning (date):  
X By (date): 1-Mar
  Other:  
C17 Reply policy for admitted applicants (fill in one only)
  Must reply by (date):  
  No set date  
X Must reply by May 1st or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter
  Other:  
Deadline for housing deposit (MMDD): None
Amount of housing deposit: None
Refundable if student does not enroll?
  Yes, in full
  Yes, in part
  No
C18 Deferred admission
Yes No
Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission? X  
If yes, maximum period of postponement: 2 years
C19 Early admission of high school students
Yes No
Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as full-time, first-time, first-year students one year or more before high school graduation?   X
C20 Common Application: Question removed from CDS. (Initiated during 2006-2007 cycle)
C21-C22: Early Decision and Early Action Plans
C21 Early Decision
Yes No
Does your institution offer an early decision plan (an admission plan that permits students to apply and be notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date and that asks students to commit to attending if accepted) for first-time, first-year applicants for fall enrollment? X  
If yes, please complete the following:
First or only early decision plan closing date 11/15
First or only early decision plan notification date 12/30
Other early decision plan closing date None
Other early decision plan notification date None
For the Fall 2022 entering class:
Number of early decision applications received by your institution 30
Number of applicants admitted under early decision plan 23
Please provide significant details about your early decision plan:
 
C22 Early action
Yes No
Do you have a nonbinding early action plan whereby students are notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date but do not have to commit to attending your college? X  
If yes, please complete the following:
Early action closing date 11/15
Early action notification date 12/30
Yes No
Is your early action plan a restrictive plan under which you limit students from applying to other early plans?   X