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Admission Before And After Behnke's Career

Admissions Before and After Behnke's Career 1985 1996

Applicants 5747 8022

Female 1168 2270

Minority 364 631

Admits 1884 1947

Percent Admitted 33% 24%

Percent Ranking in Top Tenth 82% 93%

Class 1061 1076

Males 762 625

Females 299 451

Percent Female 28% 42%

Minorities 94 189

African American 40 75

Mexican American 24 67

Puerto Rican 23 32

Native American 7 15

Percent Minority 8.5% 17.5%

Asian American 195 294

International 69 89

Source:Admissions Office