For admission in Fall 2016 the Department received 155 applications for admission: 96 Ph.D. applications, 31 M.A. applications, and 28 HiLS applications.  (For a discussion of HiLS, please see Programs.)  We accepted 41 students into the Ph.D. program, 17 into the MA program, and 19 into the HiLS program. The Fall 2016 matriculating class will number thirty one.

The average GPA for students admitted for the 2015-16 admissions cycle was 3.63.

The average GRE scores, expressed as percentiles, were: Verbal: 86%; Quantitative: 44%; Analytical: 79%.