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Michael Stoff, Director 305 East 23rd St, CLA 2.102, (G3600) Austin, TX 78712-1250 • 512-471-1442

2008 Freshmen

Statistics on freshmen entering Plan II Honors in 2008:

Entering class: 179 freshmen*

*number from May 15, 2008 and subject to fluctuation by first day of fall class

Total fall 2008 applicant pool: 1140
Total offered admission: 356
Total admitted/accepting: 179

Applicant Pool Gender
Male: 460 (40.35%)
Female: 680 (59.65%)

Entering Freshmen Gender
Male: 68 (37.99%)
Female: 111 (62.01%)

Admitted by Gender           
Male: 140 (39.33%)
Female: 216 (60.67%)

Ethnicity and Residency

Applicants:                                 Admitted:                             Admitted/Accepted:
African American: 2.11%        African American: 4.49%        African American: 3.91%
Asian: 25.35%                        Asian: 28.09 %                        Asian: 24.02 %
Hispanic: 10.08%                   Hispanic: 12.36 %                   Hispanic: 10.61 %
International/Other: 3.25%     International/Other: 3.37 %     International/Other: 2.79 %
Anglo: 58.42%                       Anglo: 51.69 %                        Anglo: 58.66 %

Texas Residents: 89.74%      Texas Residents: 89.33%        Texas Residents:   87.71 %
Non-Texan: 10.26%               Non-Texan: 10.37%                 Non-Texan:           12.29 %

Non-Residents from: Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York (3), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee (2), West Virginia (2) and Madhya Pradesh, a state in India; Northern Mariana Islands.

Class Rank

Applicants:                                Admitted:                    Admitted/Accepted:
Valedictorians: 92     8.07 %       54          15.17 %         19          10.61 %
Salutatorians: 46       4.04 %      15            4.21 %          11           6.15 %

Ranked #1…#5 in their graduating class: 250 applied (21.93 % of applicants); 106 admitted (29.78% of those admitted); 49 ranked #1–#5 were admitted/accepted (27.37%)
Were in top 5% of their graduating class: 901 applied (79.04 % of applicants); 287 admitted (80.62 % of those admitted); 105 ranked in top 5% were admitted/accepted (58.10 %)

National Merit/Achievement Recognition

Applicants:                                   Admitted:                                    Admitted/Accepted:
Recognition: 480        42.11 %      Recognition: 271       76.12 %      Recognition: 116      64.80 %
Semi-Finalists: 258    22.63 %      Semi-Finalists: 112    31.46 %      Finalists: 53             29.61 %
Commended: 318      27.89 %      Commended: 125      35.11 %      Commended: 54      30.17 %
Hispanic Scholars: 73    6.4 %      Hispanic Scholars: 28  7.87 %      Hispanic Scholars: 6  3.35 %
Achievement: 11           0.96 %      Achievement: 6           1.69 %       Achievement Scholar: 3   1.68 %

SAT I test scores of entering freshman class (167 SAT test scores)

Avg SAT combined score: 1393
Avg SAT math score: 704
Avg SAT verbal score: 689 (22 scores of 800)
Middle 50% combined: 1320-1410
Middle 50% math: 640-700
Middle 50% verbal: 660-710

SAT combined scores of 1600: 1 (0.56%)
SAT combined scores of 1500…1600: 44 (24.58%)
SAT combined scores of 1400…1499: 51 (28.49%)
SAT combined scores of 1300…1399: 46 (25.70%)
SAT combined scores < 1300: 37 (20.67%)

Only ACT: 76 scores
Avg ACT: 30.38

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