Profile of First-Time Freshmen
Pittsburgh Campus
Fall Term, 1991-1995
                                 
Headcount Enrollment by School1
    1991   1992   1993   1994   1995            
School                                
College of Arts and Sciences   2,099   2,099   2,091   2,122   1,923            
Engineering   236   281   269   226   249            
Nursing   97   76   90   56   54            
College of Business Administration   --   --   --   --   151
_____   _____   _____   _____   _____
           
                                 
College of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Nursing,
and College of Business Administration
  2,432   2,456   2,450   2,404   2,377            
                                 
1Figures include both full-time and part-time students.
In addition to the four schools listed, first-time, first-year students enroll in the two-year Dental Hygiene program offered through Dental Medicine and in baccaluareate programs offered through General Studies. In Fall Term, 1995, for example, Dental Medicine enrolled 17 and General Studies enrolled 138 first-time, first year students.

High School Rank and SAT Verbal and Math Scores by School, Fall Term, 19951
    High School Rank   SAT - Verbal
Percentile Score2
  SAT - Math
Percentile Score2
    Top 10%   Top 50%   25th   50th   75th   25th   50th   75th
School                                
College of Arts and Sciences 23.3%   93.1%   430   490   550   480   540   600
Engineering   40.0%   96.8%   460   510   570   580   630   680
Nursing   19.6%   97.8%   440   480   530   470   510   560
College of Business Administration   16.5%   86.5%   420   470   530   490   550   610
                                 
College of Arts and Sciences, Engineering,
Nursing, and College of Business Administration
  24.5%   93.1%   440   490   550   480   550   620
                                 
College-Bound Seniors Nationally3   --   --   350   420   500   380   470   580
                                 
1Based on full-time, first-time freshmen enrolled, for whom data are available, excluding students admitted through special access programs. These special access programs include the University Challenge for Excellence Program, Pitt Engineering Impact Program, Provisional Engineering Program, Summer Transitional Education Program, Office of Continuing Education, New Careers Program, and recruited student-athletes.                                
2SAT scores shown are based on the original (not recentered) scale.                                
3Source for these data is the College Entrance Examination Board and Educational Testing Service, College-Bound Seniors, 1995 Profile of SAT Program Test Takers, National Report, 1995, p.9.                                

Other Selected Characteristics
    1991   1992   1993   1994   1995            
Percent of First-Generation College-Going Freshmen1   40.0%   35.6%   37.4%   36.2%   34.4%            
Percent of Fathers in Blue-Collar Occupations   29.0%   27.1%   28.1%   26.6%   25.8%            
Median Parental Income                                
Current Dollars in Year of Admission   $46,830   $51,492   $50,563   $52,097   $53,358            
Constant 1995 Dollars2   $52,235   $55,814   $53,303   $53,600   $53,358            
                                 
1Based on father's education.                                
2Based on annual, 1995 CPI-W 149.8 (1982-84 = 100).                                

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