2016 Award Statistics

Please note these are last year's figures. The profile of the award class changes year to year based on the needs of the Department of Defense.

Number of Scholars Awarded in 2016 : 239

 

Awarded rate out of reviewed applications: 9%

 

Average GPA of 2016 Scholars: 3.7

Please note that the average GPA is calculated as the scholar's cumulative GPA at their current school at the time of application.

 

Percentage awarded by proposed degree

 
Percentage awarded by proposed degree
Proposed Degree Percentage
Bachelor's 58%
Joint Bachelor's-Master's 8%
Master's 15%
PhD 19%

Percentage Awarded by Discipline

 
Percentage Awarded by Discipline
Awarded by Discipline Percentage
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 8%
Biosciences 3%
Chemical Engineering 3%
Chemistry 1%
Civil Engineering 7%
Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences 1%
Computer and Computational Sciences and Computer Engineering 22%
Electrical Engineering 18%
Geosciences 2%
Industrial and Systems Engineering 3%
Information Sciences 2%
Materials Science and Engineering 1%
Mathematics 3%
Mechanical Engineering 20%
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 2%
Nuclear Engineering 1%
Oceanography 0%
Operations Research 1%
Physics 4%

Percentage of Applicants by Discipline

Percentage of Applicants by Discipline
Applicants byDiscipline Percentage
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 7%
Biosciences 11%
Chemical Engineering 6%
Chemistry 4%
Civil Engineering 5%
Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences 2%
Computer and Computational Sciences and Computer Engineering 15%
Electrical Engineering 10%
Geosciences 2%
Industrial and Systems Engineering 2%
Information Sciences 2%
Materials Science and Engineering 3%
Mathematics 4%
Mechanical Engineering 21%
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 1%
Nuclear Engineering 0%
Oceanography 0%
Operations Research 0%
Physics 4%
 

Award Data by Test Score

Please note that there is no minimum test score requirement. Test scores are part of the overall package that is reviewed.

Average SAT Scores for Awardees
Year Critical Reading Math Writing
2016 638 660 627
Average ACT Scores for Awardees
Year English Math Reading Science
2016 29 32 30 32
 
Average GRE Scores for Awardees
Year verbal quantitative analytical
2016 score: 185
percent: 71
score: 201
percent: 71
score: 4
percent: 55