Dow Facts

2018: Dow Quick Facts (Freshman Class 2018-19)

  • 74% of Dow Summer Math participants placed into Math 103  for Fall 201
  • 54% of Dow Scholars earned a 3.0 or higher grade in the Dow Section of Math 103
  • 81% of Dow Scholars earned a 3.0 or higher GPA for Fall 2018
  • 36% Dow Scholars earned a 3.5 or higher GPA for Fall 2018 & Honors College Invitations

2015-2019: Dow Quick Facts

  • 60% of Dow Scholars who successfully completed the Dow Summer Math course in 2015-18, completed their University basic math requirement by the end of their first year compared to only 13% of non-Dow students.
  • Dow Scholars have a higher retention rate than similar non-Dow students.
  • Dow Scholars report that the program has helped them successfully adjust to college life.
  • Dow Scholars are overall more academically successful and more likely to remain in college than similar non-Dow students.