United States Public Senior Institutions – Academic Quality Admissions Criteria Ranks for Institutions

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Continued from “New Research: Louisiana Higher Education Plagued by Low Admissions Standards.”

Institution Top 25th% SAT/ACT Top 10% H.S. Class 6 Year Graduation Rate Bottom 50% H.S. Class
1. Cal. Berkeley 1230 98% 90% 0%
2. U. Virginia 1230 89% 93% 1%
3. Georgia Tech 1230 81% 79% 0%
U. Michigan 1210 92% 89% 0%
UCLA 1170 97% 89% 0%
6. Cal. San Diego 1150 100% 84% 0%
7. UNC – Charlotte 1210 80% 87% 1%
8. U. Maryland 1200 71% 82% 1%
9. U. Illinois 1170 58% 83% 0%
10. U. Wisconsin 1170 57% 82% 1%
11. SUNY Bighamton 1200 51% 81% 3%
12. Colorado School of Mines 1170 52% 69% 1%
13. U. Florida 1140 77% 82% 1%
14. U. Washington 1100 86% 81% 0%
15. Cal. Irvine 1090 96% 82% 0%
U. California – Santa Barbara 1090 96% 86% 0%
17. U. Georgia 1130 54% 81% 2%
U. of Pittsburgh 1160 49% 78% 1%
U. Texas 1100 77% 81% 1%
20. Cal. Davis 1080 100% 81% 0%
21. Ohio State 1140 49% 75% 1%
22. Clemson 1130 46% 77% 3%
Missouri University of Science and Tech 1140 43% 63% 6%
Texas A&M 1100 50% 80% 1%
25. U. Connecticut 1120 44% 78% 1%
26. Cal Polytech 1100 48% 71% 2%
Virginia Tech 1110 44% 80% 1%
28. Penn State 1090 50% 85% 2%
U. Minnesota 1100 43% 68% 1%
30. U. Cal Santa Cruz 1030 96% 76% 0%
U. Tennessee 1100 39% 61% 8%
32. Stony Brook 1100 38% 67% 5%
33. Florida State 1110 34% 71% 7%
34. Rutgers 1090 42% 77% 2%
35. U. Central Florida 1090 39% 63% 5%
36. North Carolina State 1080 41% 70% 1%
37. Auburn 1060 40% 67% 9%
38. U. Delaware 1060 37% 75% 4%
39. U. Vermont 1090 29% 73% 4%
40. Indiana Univ. 1060 34% 74% 4%
U. Oklahoma 1060 34% 64% 7%
42. Michigan State 1060 31% 77% 4%
43. U. Arkansas 1060 30% 59% 11%
44. U. South Carolina 1090 27% 69% 9%
U. South Florida 1050 35% 48% 17%
46. U. Colorado – Bouler 1100 25% 67% 8%
47. U. Buffalo 1060 28% 66% 5%
48. SUNY Baruch College 1050 34% 59% 9%
Purdue 1040 35% 70% 5%
50. U. Alabama 990 43% 66% 21%
51. U. Massachusetts 1080 27% 66% 3%
52. U. California – Riverside 930 94% 68% 0%
53. Iowa State 1030 28% 69% 7%
Louisiana State U. 1060 25% 61% 17%
U. Missouri – Columbia 1060 25% 68% 14%
56. U. Maryland – BC 1080 24% 59% 16%
57. U. Kansas 1030 27% 67% 11%
U. Kent 1030 27% 60% 16%
U. Nebraska 1030 27% 63% 16%
Oklahoma State 1030 27% 60% 14%
61. U. Iowa 1060 23% 69% 9%
62. U. Illinois – Chicago 990 28% 54% 7%
U. Hawaii – Manoa 990 28% 48% 9%
65. U. New Hampshire 1030 25% 75% 3%
66. U. Arizona 950 34% 58% 12%
U. Alabama – Birmingham 990 27% 39% 23%
68. Washington State 970 30% 69% 14%
69. Arizona State 950 31% 56% 16%
70. Colorado State 1030 22% 64% 13%
U. Louisville 990 25% 48% 16%
72. U. Albany – SUNY 1030 21% 63% 6%
73. Utah State 990 24% 56% 18%
74. Mississippi State 950 27% 61% 17%
75. U. Utah 990 23% 58% 18%
76. U. Cincinnati 1010 22% 55% 18%
77. Kansas State 990 22% 59% 21%
U. Wyoming 990 22% 55% 19%
79. U. Mississippi 950 26% 60% 24%
80. Texas Tech 990 21% 60% 14%
U. Nevada – Reno 935 28% 47% 11%
82. Montana State 990 17% 48% 31%
83. Illinois State 1030 11% 69% 14%
84. U. Maine 950 20% 58% 15%
85. Arkansas Tech 950 19% 39% 29%
Louisiana Tech 950 19% 46% 23%
Oregon State 940 24% 60% 16%
U. Idaho 950 19% 56% 21%
U. West Virginia 950 19% 58% 23%
90. U. Rhode Island 970 17% 60% 18%
91. North Dakota State 950 17% 52% 26%
93. Virginia Commonwealth 980 16% 51% 13%
94. Ohio University 970 16% 69% 17%
95. Wayne State 820 25% 32% 20%
96. U. Montana 950 16% 44% 29%
97. South Dakota State 950 15% 54% 31%
98. U. Nevada – Las Vegas 890 28% 39% 14%
99. U. New Mexico 910 21% 43% 14%
100. U. South Dakota 950 13% 46% 29%
101. U. Hawaii – Hilo 880 17% 47% 18%
102. U. Memphis 910 15% 39% 22%
103. New Mexico State 860 15% 45% 25%
104. Southern Illinois 910 10% 44% 39%
U. Arkansas – Fayetteville 880 15% 33% 35%
107. U. Wisconsin – Milwaukee 910 8% 45% 37%
108. Idaho State 860 13% 30% 39%

Courtesy of Harry Stille.