University of Florida - Common Data Set (CDS)

First-Time, First-Year (Freshman) Admission

CDS Year:

This page is updated in October.

Full Time/Part Time data for the last five questions in C1 are pulled from the Preliminary Enrollment Summary by IPEDS Racial/Ethnic Category report from the BOG website.

This is also called the IPEDS enrollment report.

All of the data on this page, outside of the five questions mentioned above, are obtained from code located in the SAS program;
SAS/source code/Gary/Web Factobbok/Admissions/Admissions_Test_Score_Process.sas

NOTE: 2009 data was posted and then the data was resubmitted and/or a correction was made the the above mentioned report.

Section C1 to C22 Fall 2012

This data is updated in October

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CDS - C1. First-time, first-year (freshman) students:

Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in fall 2012 . 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have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution). Admitted applicants should include wait-listed students who were subsequently offered admission.

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied

 

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied

 

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted

 

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted

 

Enrollment figures are from the IPEDS enrollment report.

 

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men enrolled

 

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men enrolled

 

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women enrolled

 

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women enrolled

 

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) enrolled

 

CDS - C2. Freshman wait-listed students (students who met admission requirements but whose final admission was contingent on space availability)

Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list?



Admission Requirements

This data is updated in October

CDS - C3. High school completion requirement


CDS - C4. Does your institution require or recommend a general college preparatory program for degree-seeking students?




CDS - 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.


Total academic units

English

Mathematics

Science

Of these, units that must be lab

Foreign language

Social studies

History

Academic electives

Other (specify)


Basis for Selection


CDS - 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:

Item C7 added on 10/29/2012 for the 2012 CDS.


CDS - C7.

Relative importance of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in your first-time, first-year, degree-seeking (freshman) admission decisions.

Factor

Very Important

Important

Considered

Not Considered

Academic

Rigor of secondary school record

Class rank

Academic GPA

Standardized test scores

Application Essay

Recommendation

Nonacademic

Interview

Extracurricular activities

Talent/ability

Character/personal qualities

First generation

Alumni/ae relation

Geographical residence

State residency

Religious affiliation/commitment

Racial/ethnic status

Volunteer work

Work experience

Level of applicant’s interest


SAT and ACT Policies

 

Admission

 

Require

Recommended

Require for some

Considered if submitted

Not used

SAT or ACT

ACT only

SAT only

SAT and SAT Subject Tests

SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT

SAT Subject Tests


B. If your institution will make use of the ACT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants for Fall 2009, please indicate which ONE of the following applies:




C. Please indicate how your institution will use the SAT or ACT essay component; check all that apply:








D. In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for academic advising?



E. 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.

   

F. 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):


G. Please indicate which tests your institution uses for placement (e.g., state tests):







State exam (specify):


Freshmen Profile

CDS - C9. Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 2012 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include all students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.

Percent submitting SAT scores

Number submitting SAT scores

Percent submitting ACT scores

Number submitting ACT scores


25th percentile

75th percentile

SAT

SAT Critical Reading

SAT Math

SAT Writing

SAT Essay

ACT

ACT Composite

ACT Math

ACT English

ACT Writing


SAT Critical

SAT Math

SAT Writing

700-800

600-699

500-599

400-499

300-399

200-299


ACT Composite

ACT English

ACT Math

30-36

24-29

18-23

12-17

6-11

Below 6


CDS - C10. Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) 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).

This data is updated in April of the current year

This information comes from the Office of Admission - Pat Herring and Melissa Siske

Percent in top 10th of high school graduating class

Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class

Percent in top half of high school graduating class

Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school class rank:

Note: Florida public high school students graduating in the top 5% and completing the college preparatory curriculum will receive priority consideration for admission to UF.


CDS - C11. Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking first-time, first-year (freshman) 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.

Percent who had GPA of 3.75 and higher

Percent who had GPA of 3.50 and 3.74

Percent who had GPA of 3.25 and 3.49

Percent who had GPA of 3.00 and 3.24

Percent who had GPA of 2.5 and 2.99

Percent who had GPA of 2.00 and 2.49

Percent who had GPA of 1.00 and 1.99

Percent who had GPA below 1.00


CDS - C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA:

(Middle 50%)


Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA:


Admission Policies


CDS - C13.Application fee

Does your institution have an application fee?


Amount of application fee:

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:



Can on-line application fee be waived for applicants with financial need?


CDS - C14. Application closing date

Does your institution have an application closing date?

Application closing date (fall)


CDS - C15. Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms
other than the fall?


CDS - C16. Notification to applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)

CDS - C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants (fill in one only)

Deadline for housing deposit (MMDD):

Amount of housing deposit:

Refundable if student does not enroll?:



CDS - C18. Deferred admission:

Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission?


CDS - C19. Early admission of high school students:

Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students one year or more before high school graduation?


Early Decision and Early Action Plans

This data is updated in October

CDS - C21. Early decision:

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 (freshman) applicants for fall enrollment?


If “yes,” please complete the following:

First or only early decision plan closing date:

First or only early decision plan notification date:

For the fall entering class:

Number of early decision applications received by your institution:

Number of applicants admitted under early decision plan:

Please provide significant details about your early decision plan:

CDS - C22. Early action: Do you have a non-binding 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?


If “yes,” please complete the following:

Early action closing date:

Early action notification date:


Average age of entering Average age of entering freshmen: