Acceptance Requirements

College Acceptance

Full Acceptance

  • High school GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)

Minimum scores on one of the following standardized tests

  • ACT
    • composite score of 19 or higher plus
    • English score of 18 or higher
  • SAT Reasoning Test
    • combined score (critical reading, writing, and math) of 1210 or higher plus
    • Writing score of 430 or higher
  • Accuplacer
    • Combined Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills of 170 or higher plus
    • Sentence Skills of 85 or higher

College Conditional Acceptance

  • High school GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Minimum scores on one of the following standardized tests:
  • ACT 
    • composite score of 14 or higher plus
    • English score of 14 or higher
  • SAT Reasoning Test 
    • combined score (critical reading, writing, and math) of 990 or higher plus
    • Writing score of 330 or higher
  • Accuplacer
    • Combined Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills of 120 or higher plus
    • Sentence Skills of 60 or higher

Applicants whose scholastic records show deficiencies (e.g., low GPA, class rank, or ACT/SAT scores) may be granted Conditional Acceptance based on outstanding lifestyle and leadership qualifications.

Schedules for Conditionally Admitted students are determined by the Academic Support Office.  Students who are granted Conditional Admittance are required to take a non-credit class, Strategies for College Success, in their first semester of enrollment.    Students admitted conditionally may also need to take other developmental courses.

Course Placement

A student will be required to take remedial English if test scores are:

– Lower than 17 on English section of the ACT
– Lower than 450 on the English section of the SAT
– A combined score of 159 or lower on the Sentence Skills and Reading Comprehension Accuplacer Exam

A student will be required to take remedial math if test scores are:

– Lower than 19 on the math section of the ACT
– Lower than 450 on the math section of the SAT
– Lower than 75 on the Basic Math Accuplacer Exam