Freshman admission is competitive and selective. Academic preparation and success are the primary considerations for admission, although nonacademic factors are also considered. Each application for admission is given a comprehensive review. Freshman applicants are considered using the following guidelines:
In addition to a rigorous high school curriculum, other academic factors include:
Secondary nonacademic factors may include:
NOTE: Students who begin taking high school course work prior to high school(e.g, mathematics, foreign language in grade 8) are required to present a total of 17 academic units from the above specified core areas during grades 9-12. Applicants must present evidence of graduation from a recognized high school or equivalent certificate.
All College of Business majors - 2.6
Communication & Journalism - 2.5
Elementary Education - 2.75
Health Care Administration - 2.75
Kinesiology & Athletic Training - 2.75
Nursing - 3.0
Secondary Education - 2.75
Social Work - 2.5
Special Education - 2.75
Please note that many programs have a competitive admission process and admission to the University does not guarantee admission to a specific major.
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