0... the number of points an applicant receives for being Arab, Asian, or Caucasian Undergraduate Admissions to the University of Michigan...
By the Numbers

150 ... the scale on which undergraduate applicants are ranked for admission to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

100 ... the minimum number of points an applicant needs to be guaranteed admission

20 ... the number of points an applicant receives for being African-American, Hispanic, or Native American

20 ... the increase or decrease in the number of points earned for a full letter of grade point average (e.g., 80 points for a 4.0 (A) average, 60 points for a 3.0 (B) average, 40 points for a 2.0 (C) average, and so on)

12 ... the total amount of points that can be earned for a perfect standardized test score (e.g., 1600 on the SAT)

8 ... the maximum number of points that can be earned for taking a difficult high school curriculum

5 ... the number of points awarded to "men in nursing"

5 ... the maximum number of points an applicant can earn for personal achievement or leadership on a national level

4 ... the number of points an applicant receives for being a son or daughter of an alumnus

3 ... the number of points that can be earned for an outstanding personal essay

0 ... the number of points an applicant receives for being Arab, Asian, or Caucasian

90% or better ... the 1996 acceptance rate of African-American, Hispanic, and Native American applicants with grade point averages of at least 2.8 (B-) and SAT scores of 830 (about the 20th percentile nationally)

also 90 % or better ... the 1996 acceptance rate of Asian and Caucasian applicants with grade point averages of at least 3.8 (A-) and SAT scores of 1200 (about the 80th percentile nationally)

Next Week: Law School Admissions to the University of Michigan ... By the Numbers

January 23, 2003
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