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  1. New Faculty Orientation A Profile of Eastern Students August 27, 2012

  2. Enrollment Fall 2011 Enrollment • Total 5586 • Full-Time Undergraduate 4447 • Part-Time Undergraduate 899 • Graduate 240

  3. Demographics • Students from 27 states including Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, and the other 5 New England states • Students from 23 foreign nations • 165 of the 169 towns in Connecticut • Female to Male ratio: 53%:47% • Student of Color Population 20%

  4. Incoming Freshman Class Fall 2012 • Average GPA 3.03 (4.0 scale) • 30% are ranked in the top quarter of their high school class • 71% are ranked in the top half of their high school class • Middle 50th percentile CR SAT 460-550 • Middle 50th percentile Math SAT 470-560 • Middle 50th percentile ACT Composite 19-24

  5. Special Cohorts • Honors Program • STEP/CAP Program • Dual Enrollment Program • SPOA

  6. Honors Program • 25 Honors students selected each year • Fall 2012 students admitted to program • Average class rank Top 8% • Average CR/Math SAT 1246 • Program • 2 Honors classes each year • Senior thesis • Merit Scholarship

  7. STEP/CAP Program • First generation college students • Low-income families • Program • Six week residential academic summer program • Intensive classes designed to improve math, writing, study and public speaking skills

  8. Dual Enrollment Progam • History • 10-15 students selected from Hartford Public and Manchester High Schools • Program • Partnership with QVCC • One class at Eastern • Transition to full-time Eastern students in spring

  9. SPOA • Summer Proof of Ability • History • Program • 5 credits over the summer • 11 credits or less in fall • Transition to full-time status in spring

  10. Questions Christopher Dorsey dorseyc@easternct.edu 860-465-4398