College Prep Scholar Profile

About our 2024 College Prep Scholars

For the 2024 College Prep Scholars Program, we received over 16,000 applications and selected 3,911 high school juniors as College Prep Scholars based on their academic achievement, financial qualifications, and personal character.

Below are aggregate statistics that represent the characteristics of these College Prep Scholars:


Average GPA: 3.93

Class rank: 90% from the top 10%

Middle 50% SAT score: 1310 - 1490 (if reported)*

Middle 50% ACT score: 26 - 31 (if reported)*

*Test scores are not required to apply to the College Prep Scholars Program.

Financial profile

Household income under $65,000: 89%

Free or Reduced-Price School Meals: 87% eligible


First-generation to attend a four-year college in the United States: 82%


U.S. Regional Distribution

  • Midwest: 11%
  • Northeast: 26%
  • South: 36%
  • West: 25%
  • Other: 2%


  • U.S. Citizen: 73%
  • U.S. Citizen with Dual Citizenship: 16%
  • U.S. Permanent Resident: 5%
  • Non-Citizen: 5%
  • U.S. Asylee/Refugee: 1%

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