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Photo Opp: Rollins Welcomes Class of 2013

August 19, 2009

WHO: Rollins College welcomes the class of 2013. This year marks the 124th incoming class to the College.

WHAT: First-year and transfer students will begin the academic year by attending the annual Academic Convocation. The Convocation will include faculty dressed in full regalia and a welcome by senior administrators. 

WHEN: Academic Convocation will be held Wednesday, August 19 at 10:30 a.m. in the Alfond Sports Center. Classes will begin Monday, August 24.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Rollins’ College of Arts & Sciences will begin the school year with a projected 1,750 students. Here are some interesting facts about the incoming class:

•    Projected 460 incoming first-year students and 70 transfer students
•    Incoming students were accepted from a pool of 3,000 applications
•    SAT average is more than 100 points higher than 10 years ago
•    Incoming class represents 345 high schools from 33 states and 17 foreign countries (45 percent of class is from Florida)
•    This is the fifth year the College has offered full-paid Rollins Cornell Scholarships (there are nine recipients)
•    This is the second class admitted under the Test Score Waived Option

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