First-Year Class Profile

Freshmen Profile Class entering Fall 2013

Demographics

  • 911 freshmen and 247 transfer students
  • 30% of freshmen are from outside of NJ
  • Our undergraduate study body represents 37 states, 72 countries, Guam, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands

Freshman Averages

  • 3.40 cumulative high school grade-point average
  • SAT: 1590 (1078 Critical Reading + Math)
  • ACT: 23

Freshmen Academic Interests

  • Business 28%
  • Education 10%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences& 45%
  • Fine and Performing Arts 7%
  • Westminster Choir College 10%

Freshmen Class Diversity

  • African American 11%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander 5%
  • Hispanic 14%
  • Multiethnic/Other Ethnicity 5%

Transfer Average

  • 3.18 cumulative grade-point average
*This is the average SAT for direct admit freshmen and does not include special admission averages for EOP (Educational Opportunity Program Fall 2013 average SAT was 982) and RAP (Rider Achievement Program Fall 2013 average SAT was 877). The average SAT for all enrolled freshmen is 1055.