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Information for First-Time Freshmen

Requirements

High School Requirements

For automatic admission as a freshman, you must meet the class rank and minimum SAT or ACT score. Students with no class rank will be reviewed individually. Please refer to the chart below.

FRESHMAN ADMISSION CRITERIA

Rank in High School Graduating ClassMinimum Acceptable SAT Score -Old FormatMinimum Acceptable SAT Score -RedesignedMinimum Acceptable ACT Score
Top Quarter No Minimum No Minimum No Minimum
Second Quarter 1050 1130 22
Third Quarter Individual Review Individual Review Individual Review
Fourth Quarter Individual Review Individual Review Individual Review
Home School/No Rank* 1100 1170 24

College Board redesigned the SAT test beginning with the March 2016 test date. Students with SAT scores from test dates before the March 2016 test date need to meet the Minimum Acceptable SAT Scores - Old Format in the chart above. Students with SAT test scores from the March 2016 test date or after need to meet the Minimum Acceptable SAT Scores- Redesigned in the chart above.

Old SAT scores are calculated by adding the highest Critical Reading score with the highest Math score. Redesigned SAT scores are calculated by adding the highest Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) score to the highest Math section. Old SAT scores and redesigned SAT scores cannot be combined.

The National SAT and ACT tests’ writing section is required for admission but may not be used as a criterion for acceptance. The cumulative scores in the table above are based upon the Critical Reading and Mathematical sections of the old SAT, the Evidence Based Writing/Reading and Math sections of the redesigned SAT, and the English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science sections of the ACT.

* Students from schools that do not rank must have a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA.

Meeting the above minimum university admissions requirements does not guarantee admission.  In addition, students who are granted admission to the university are not guaranteed admission to a specific academic program.