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The Entering First-Year Class of 2015

(As of August 10, 2015)

Class Size: 486 incoming first-year students (final number pending fall enrollment)
Women: 62 percent
Men: 38 percent
Students of Color (Not Including International Students): 39 percent
Legacy Students: 19 percent
First Generation Students: 28 percent

Academic Profile of First-Year Students

Average GPA: 3.316 - 3.891 (mid-50 percent)
Average SAT: 960 - 1180 (mid-50 percent, Critical Reading and Math)
Average ACT: 20 - 26 (mid-50 percent)

Geographic Representation

Oregon: 53 percent
Washington: 18 percent
California: 14 percent
Hawaii: 7 percent
Other states that are represented include Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New York, Texas, Utah and Virginia.
We will also welcome students from China, Estonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.

School/Community Involvement

Theatre Productions, Strategy Game Club, National Honor Society, Boy Scouts Senior Patrol Leader, Community Emergency Response Team, AASK Tutor, About Face Program, Activities Director for Alzheimer’s Facility, Nanny, Advisory Board of Children’s Hospital, Algebra Tutor, Alta Family Health Clinic, NYLC Conference, ATA Conference, Amity FFA Chapter, Animal Rescue Foundation, Girl Scouts, ASB, Assistant Coach, Linfield College Upward Bound, Habitat for Humanity, Water Polo Club, Athletic Medicine Student Aide, Athletic Trainer Student Aide, AVID, Renaissance, Baseball Coach, Boys & Girls Club, Spoken Word Artist Apprentice at Google, Elementary School Tutor, Bridgeway House Game Night Club, National Connections Academy Chess Club, Camp Counselor for Safety Town, Oregon Association of Student Council’s Grand Prize, Student Council Board Member, Link Crew Leader, Camp Siberia, Outward Bound, South Africa Research Center Volunteer, Care Corps, Salem Enrichment Center, Student Pro Leader, Salem Health Hospital Volunteer, Youth Council, Youth Group, Key Club, Bothell Youth Court, Volunteer Coach, Family Care, Ability First Sports Camp Volunteer, Cheer Camp Leader, Younglife, Hugh O-Brien Leadership Conference, Chemistry Club, Children’s Church Teacher, Choir, Guatemala Mission Trip, UN Educational Delegate, Church Volunteer, Club Swim Team, Special Olympics Coach, SOLVE, Beaverton STARS Special Need Color Guard, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Volunteer, Multicare Nurse Camp, Dog Handler, Blood Drive Volunteer, Food for Lone County Volunteer, Senior Meals, First Missionary Baptist Church, 10U Softball Coach, Be the Change, Project Hope, Migrant Summer School, Mail Carrier Volunteer, Providence Newberg Medical Volunteer, Newberg Cultural Center Volunteer, APN Mexican Outreach, Anti-Bully Club, Conducted Research at Fred Itutchinson Cancer Center, Junior State of America, Family Development Center, Congress of Future Medical Leaders, The Society of Torch and Laurel, Raptor Leadership Crew, Theatre Council, Madrigal Musical Theatre Production, Dance Team, Yearbook, Daughters of Neptune, Dayspring Fellowship, Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program, DECA, Eagle Scout, Eastside Native American Education Program Chairman of the Board, Federal Way Trojans Volunteer, Mercy Corps Volunteer, Youth Football Camp Volunteer, Discipleship Team, Encore Dance Company Team Dancer, PNW Leadership Camp Counselor,  Model UN, Discovery at Wings and Waves, Anco De Mayo Hostess, Asian Culture Club, Distributive Education of America, Environmental Science Camp Counselor, Earth Club, Zambia Club, National Academy of Scientists and Technologists Delegate, Equestrian Captain, Co-Caption for Science Olympiad, 4-H President, Relay 4 Life, Lebanon Youth Peer Court, Vice President for Skills USA, Spirit Club, National Helpers Club, Volunteer Cheer Coach, ER Volunteer, Interact Club Secretary, National Honor Society Delegate, Excel Basketball Camp Employee, FBLA, Pack Leader, FCA, Worship Team, FFA, Food Bank Volunteer, Alpha Omega, Nutcracker Ballet, Rally Organizer, Journalism Staff Writer, Football Team Manager, Garlic Crew 4-B Farm, Lunch Buddies, Glee Club, Golf, Track and Field, Kairos Retreat Leader, Radio Broadcaster, Good Samaritan Hospital Volunteer, Creative Writing Club, LGBT, Graphic Design Club, Adopt-A-Highway, Hawaiian Camp Counselor, Sue Chef for Cooking Class, Healthy Cities Tutor, Stawed Read Society, Homeless Meals Volunteer, Outdoor School Counselor, Daffodil Festival Volunteer, Mock Trial, International Club, People to People Student Ambassador, Physical Therapy Internship, Junior Class Treasurer, Evolution Dance, Kaiser Explorers Internship, FBI Youth Leadership Academy, Merlo Station Nursery Volunteer, Oregon Zoo Volunteer, Doernbecher Club, Excellent Eight, Beaverton Student Advisory Committee, Big Brother Big Sister Program, Sparrow Club, FBLA, Latino Club, Wilson Retirement House Volunteer, TRIO Mentor, AP Student Mentor, Leap Club, Leres Community Project, Wildhorse Leader, Oregon Battle of the Books, Library Volunteer, Little League Coach, Life House, Cheer Team Manager, Peer Mentor, Lion’s Club, March of Dimes, Math Team, Harry Potter Club, Maui District Student Council, Rotary Youth Leader, Ford Family Foundation, Dual Language Learners Mentor, School Store Manager, Military Academy, Mountaineering Club, Animal Shelter Volunteer, Music and Memory Non-Profit, Service Trip to Bhutan, My Future, My Choice, SOLU Cleanup, Animal Club, National Forensics League, Co-Own Photography Company, Sunday School Teacher, National Society of High School Scholars, Built Houses in Mexico, Nordstrom Fashion Board Intern, Orchestra Honors Society, Sangre Latina, Psychology Club, Dissertation Assistant at Wright Institute, LSU Multicultural Club, Wrestling Mat Hostess, We the People, Phi Theta Kappa, Potluck in the Park, Project Suit Up, YCS Team Member, Red Cross, Estudiantes Rinculando Mentor, Annual Service Trips to Kenya, Students for Change Club, Soccer, Cross Country, Soup Kitchen Volunteer, Spanish National Honor Society, SPEAK, YMCA Leadership Club, Speech and Debate, MT Conservation Corps, Divorce Counseling for Church Youth, Daycare Volunteer, Philipine Cultural Group, Stanley Stamm Camp, Student at Alliance Franchise of Campbell, STEM Camp Counselor, Interpreter at Compassion Clinic, MEChA, Vacation Bible School, Student Fan Association, Sustainability Ambassador, Assistant Editor, Swimming, TAG, Volleyball Club, Build Design Team, Bank Teller, Science Works Museum, Football, Spectrum Club, Ecumencial Hunger Program Volunteer, Blanchet House Volunteer, Kids with Autism Volunteer, See Ya Later Volunteer, Tillamook County Health Department, Jesuit Ambassador, Washington Family Ranch Volunteer, Water Polo, Robotics Club, Weight Lifting Club, Drama Club, Academic Decathlon, Youth Soccer Coach

Arts Honors

National Art Honors Society, Two Gold Cups from Pianist at National Federation of Music, Orchestra Honors Society

Athletic Honors

1st Place in Prez Fest and 2nd Place in State for 15 Seasons of Rugby, 1st Team All-League Football, 1st Team Soccer, 2013 Volleyball State Champion and Team Academic State Champion, 2013 5A Honors All-State Team, 2014 MWC 1st Team All-League, 2nd Team All-League Basketball, 2nd Team All-League Soccer, 2nd Team All-League, Most Improved Player, MVP, Lacrosse, 4 Time All-State in Track, Academic State Golf Champion, All-League Basketball and Volleyball, All-League Football, All-American Cheerleader, ASA Oregon State Softball Champions, Athletic Academic Honors (9-12), Baseball – Championship MVP 2013 All-Star Team, Basketball – Freshman MVP, Honorable Mention All-League, 2nd Team All-Conference Soccer, District Champion All-League in Track, Basketball MVP, Second Team All-Section in Football, 2 Time State Champion in Cheerleading, Competitive Traveling Softball Team, Conference All-Academic in Football, Track, and Basketball, Cross-County Most Improved, Cross-Country State Qualifier (9-12), Dance All-Star Team, Defensive Player of the Year Mountain Valley Conference, Defensive Player of the year (2013, 2014) and Most Inspirational, Distinguished Scholastic Football Team, 1st Team All-City and First Team All-Conference for Football, First Team All-King County and Most Inspirational, 2nd Team All-League in Football, Quarterback Team Captain, 1st Team All-League and Co-Defensive Player of the Year in Football, 2nd Team All-Star Pacific Conference Attack and 1st Pacific Conference Championship, School Record for Most Assists in a Game in Lacrosse, Football Freshman MVP, JV Back of the Year, All-League Honorable Mention Linebacker (11), 1st Team All-League Football, Honorable Mention All-League for Baseball and Basketball, 1st Team All-League, Honorable Mention All-League in Baseball and Basketball, Football Honorable Mention All-State, Basketball Honorable Mention, Football All-League, Baseball All-League, Football Honorable Mention, Golf Third Team All-League, Golf 4th in State and Honorable Candidate at Portland Golf Club, Honorable Mention 4x4 Track, Honorable Mention All-League for Baseball, Volleyball Most Inspirational, Track and Field Conditioning Captain, Honorable Mention All-League for Softball, Honorable Mention All-State Football, Honorable Mention for Football, Lacrosse Varsity Letterman (9-10), Lacrosse Leading Scorer, Volleyball 2 Year Letterer, State Medal for Track Javelin Championship, Football Player of the Week, Wrestling Honorable Mention, Monarch Award for Athletic and Academic Excellence, NCS Basketball Finalist, Offensive Player of the Yea, Oregon Action Performance Team Captain, 2nd Place at Pacific Jewel Nationals, Top 25 Nike Pre-Nationals, Pole Vaulter of the Year, 5th in Nation as Goal Keeper, Player of the Year, Scholar Athlete, MVP Defense, Most Inspirational Soccer, Soccer MVP, First Team All-League, Athlete of the Month, Soccer Most Improved, Lacrosse Most Improved, Softball 1st Team All-League (9-11), Basketball State Champions and Honorable Mention All-League, Lake Oswego Athlete of the Week, Two Time Football State Champion, Soccer State Champion, Swimming State Championship Qualifier 5A, State Cheerleading Participant, Swimming Coach’s Award, Swimming Finals Qualifier at US National Championships, Water Polo State Playoffs, Tennis Champion 2015, Track 6th Place at State, Soccer Two Time Team Player, Varsity Cheer State Championship 2 Years, Volleyball Defensive Player of the Year, Volleyball MVP and 1st Team All-League, Basketball 1st Team All-League and MVP, Baseball 2nd Team All-League, Baseball MVP State Championship Game and State Champions, Wendy’s High School Heisman, Softball 1st Team Pitcher and League MVP, Softball State Honorable Mention and Pitcher of the Year, Swimming WIAA Outstanding Scholastic Award

Special Talents

Third-degree black belt, Acting, Ballroom dancing, Blogging, Boxing, Brown belt, Cheerleading, Downhill skiing, Game designer, Gymnastics, Horseback riding, Kickboxing, Lacrosse, Modeling, Model UN, Pole Vaulting, Rugby, Scuba Diving, Snowboarding, Diving, Wrestling, Writer 

Countries Traveled

American Samoa, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belguium, Belize, Bhutan, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, German, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Ncaragua, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saint Martin, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Virgin Islands

The Entering Transfer Class of 2015

(As of August 25, 2015)

Class Size: 62
Women: 56 percent
Men: 44 percent
Students of Color (Not Including International Students): 37 percent
First Generation Students: 42 percent
Students from two-year schools: 60 percent
Students from four-year schools: 40 percent

Academic Profile of Transfer Students

Average GPA: 3.076 - 3.668 (mid-50%)
Average number of transferable credits: 41 (sophomore standing)

Geographic Representation

Oregon: 74 percent
Washington: 10 percent
Other states that are represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Montana, Tennessee.
We will also welcome students from China, Malaysia.

Transfer Institutions

American River College, Ashford University, Austin Peay State University, Boise Bible College, California Baptist College, Central Washington University, Chemeketa Community College, Clackamas Community College, Clark College, Clatsop Community College, Colorado State University Pueblo, Concordia University Wisconsin, Cornish College of the Arts, Gulf Coast Community College, Highline Community College, INTI International College Penang, Jefferson State Community College, Lane Community College, Mills College, Mt. Hood Community College, North Arizona University, Oregon State University, Pasadena City College, Portland Community College, Portland State University, Sierra College, Southern Oregon University, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Umpqua Community College, University of Great Falls, University of Hawaii West Oahu, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Parkdale, University of Oregon, William Jessup University, Yakima Valley Community College.

School/Community Involvement

ESOL Conversational Partner, Youth Group, Down Syndrome Network of Oregon, Junior Cheer Coach, Oregon Dream Team Coach, McMinnville Library Volunteer, YWAM Ropes Course, YWAM Missionary, Peer tutor, Spanish club, Dance Team Captain, Swim Team Captain, Soccer Team Captain, Cheer Team Captain, Baseball Team Captain, Basketball Team Captain, Spirit Coordinator, MHCC Diversity Director, Phi Theta Kappa President, Phi Theta Kappa Treasurer, Student Senator, Writing Club Office, Science Storeroom Assistant, Funeral Director Assistant   

Countries Traveled

Brazil, Caymen Islands, China, Dominican Republica, Finland, France, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom