Freshman class is most academically prepared in history

A recently released profile of the 821 first-year students in the Institute of Technology's fall 2008 freshman class shows that the incoming students are better prepared academically than previous classes. The percentage of women also has reached an all-time high. The average ACT composite score of incoming Institute of Technology students increased from 28.7 last year to 28.9 in fall 2008, the highest ever in the college. In addition, the Institute of Technology saw a 13.6 percent increase in the number of women enrolled in the incoming class. This year the 200 women in the freshman class make up 24.4 percent of the first-year students, the highest percentage ever for the college. Read more>>

November 26, 2008