Bright, creative, curious. Just a few words to describe the students whose diverse backgrounds, experiences, ideas and interests come together to enrich the college and impact the world.
Recent Interior Architecture graduate Taylor Odom (BSID ‘17) was the first in her family to go to college. She received a prestigious national Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship and an opportunity to intern with Gensler.
100% of students who graduated in Interior Architecture in 2016 had jobs in the field within one month of graduation
$198,000 in private scholarships were awarded to 90 students in 2017
406 student projects were created on the CNC router and water-jet cutter in the Fab Lab in 2016
Students’ projects on the CNC router required more than 232 miles (yes, miles!) of tool linear movement in 2016
In 2017, 42% of freshman students and 59% of Architecture freshmen are Vol Scholars
77% of first-year students in 2017 are women
Average ACT score of 2017 first-year Architecture students is 28.7; for the whole freshman class: 27.63
17% of incoming students are minority students (2017)
Projected enrollment in 2018-2019: 500
Our Students at a Glance
Our students hail from 25 states and come from rural areas and urban spaces, large families and small family units, the farm, the city and the ‘burbs. Their high schools were mega, medium and mini. They have diverse cultural experiences and represent many nationalities. We celebrate the uniqueness of each of our students. They are so very different, which makes our college so very amazing.