An applicant must be a high school graduate with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.7 or a general equivalency diploma (GED) recipient with a score of 570 (score of 57 prior to 2002). If an applicant’s GPA or GED score is below the minimum, he/she may be eligible for admission under transfer student guidelines.
Transfer Student Guidelines
A transfer student must be a high school graduate or a GED recipient and have earned a minimum of 15 credit hours of college coursework from a regionally accredited college, with a GPA of at least 2.7. For applicants who have attended more than one regionally accredited college, GPAs from all colleges must combine to equal at least 2.7.
- ACT composite score of 21, with a score of 20 on mathematics sub-test and a score of 19 on scientific reasoning sub-test, or SAT with a combined score of 990 or above.
- ACT/SAT is waived for transfer students who have earned a minimum of 15 college semester hours at a regionally accredited college with a minimum 2.7 GPA.
Applicants must have completed and passed these high school courses, or their college equivalents, within the past seven years:
- Algebra** - one unit
- Biology** - one unit
- Chemistry** with a lab - one unit
In addition, applicants should have completed and passed these high school courses, or their college equivalents:
- English - three units (may include public speaking or journalism; not required for GED recipients)
- Math - two units (includes the above mentioned Algebra**)
- Social Studies - two units (not required for GED recipients)
All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better; a grade of “B” or better preferred. Courses marked with ** must have been completed within the past seven years with grade of “C” or better; a grade of “B” or better preferred. The seven-year limit applies to all students, even for students who hold degrees or healthcare diplomas.
For students who are not United States citizens and/or for whom English is a second language, please review the college catalog online for further admission information.