College Welcomes Undergraduates
When students return to main campus on September 23, almost 300 of them will head over to Atwell and Graves Hall, as they enter the various programs offered through the School of Allied Medical Professions. The students enrolled in Athletic Training, Health Information Management & Systems, Health Sciences, Medical Dietetics, Medical Technology, Radiologic Sciences and Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy this year were selected from a total of 710 applications. Of the 271 enrolled, 193 are female, 78 are male and 28 are minority. Their average GPA is 3.39. The Undergraduate Biomedical Science Major, which began in 2005 and graduated its first class in the spring of 2009, has accepted 20 of the 60 students who applied. All are honors students with an average GPA of 3.9, an average ACT of 32.6, and an average SAT of 1439. Of the 13 male and seven female enrollees, 13 had at least a 4.0 grade point average on their high school’s weighted scale, at least four ranked as top students in their class, and all were in the top 10% of their graduating class.