College Prep Scholar Profile

For the 2020 College Prep Scholars Program, we received over 12,600 applications and selected 3,779 high school juniors as College Prep Scholars based on their academic, financial, and extracurricular credentials. 

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

Academic Profile

  • Average GPA: 3.91
  • SAT (EBRW+M middle 50%): 1260-1430
  • ACT Composite (middle 50%): 27-32
  • Class rank: 90% from the Top 10%

Financial Profile

Household income under $65,000: 93%

Free or Reduced-Price Lunch: 82% eligible

Demographics

First-generation to a 4-year college in the United States: 75%

Race and Ethnicity

  • White: 45%
  • Hispanic: 34%
  • Asian: 30%
  • Black/African American: 23%
  • Native American: 3%
  • Pacific Islander: 1%

Please note: The sum of these percentages is over 100% due to multiple races/ethnicities selected.

U.S. Regional Distribution

  • Midwest: 14%
  • Northeast: 23%
  • South: 41%
  • West: 21%
  • Other: 1%