By the Numbers

Number of freshman applicants: 27,266
Number offered admission: 18,776
Number accepting the offers of admission: 7,075
Percentage of the Class of 2021 accepting under the Early Decision Plan: 22%
Number of freshmen who are participating in the Corps of Cadets: 369
Number of freshmen who are legacies (legacy = parent, grandparent, sibling): 1,835
Number of high schools represented in the freshman class: 1,644

Majors

Most popular majors for incoming freshmen:

  1. General Engineering
  2. University Studies
  3. Biology
  4. Business (undecided)
  5. Human Nutrition, Foods, & Exercise
  6. Animal and Poultry Sciences
  7. Business Information Technology
  8. Architecture
  9. Mathematics
  10. Psychology

From Near & Far

Top 5 home states of out-of-state freshmen:

  1. New Jersey
  2. Maryland
  3. North Carolina
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. New York

Number of states and territories represented: 45, 1 territory
Countries represented: 49
Number of international students: 545

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All data current as of May 16, 2017