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Admissions Statistics

Number of Applications
2019 2020 2021
1089 1250 1354

Characteristics of the Entering Class

Approximately 96% of the Fall 2019 entering class submitted GRE scores, and approximately 7% submitted GMAT scores (implying that about 3% submitted both). Test scores are now optional, but still, approximately 87% of the Fall 2021 entering class submitted GRE scores.

Median GRE Scores 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Quantitative 170 170 170 170 170 170 170
Verbal 159 159 160 161 161 161 162
Analytical Writing 3.5 3.5 4.0 4.0 3.5 4.0 4.0

A Quantitative GRE Score of 170 is the maximum possible.

Average GRE Scores 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Quantitative 167.9 168.4 169.3 169.6 169.6 169.2 169.1 169.5 169.7
Verbal 157.5 158.0 159.1 159.8 160.0 160.0 160.7 161.9
Analytical Writing 3.3 3.5 3.8 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.9

The next table shows average and median undergraduate GPA (for entering students who have been graded on a scale that is compatible with the American one).

Undergraduate GPA 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Median GPA 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8
Average GPA 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8

The next table shows the composition of the entering class by sex.

Percent Women
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
48% 47% 49% 41% 50% 36% 42%

Finally, diversity by institution where our 125 September 2021 entering students got their first degree. They came from 79 different universities. These universities sent us on average just 1-2 students each. No university sent us more than four students. Here are the seven universities that sent us four students each:

  • Nankai University
  • New York University
  • Ohio State University
  • Peking University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Rochester
  • Wuhan University

 

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