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As a first-time freshman, you’ll need to meet the following requirements and prepare the materials below to submit with your application:

Admission Requirements

  1. Have earned a high school GPA of at least 2.0, an ACT composite score of at least 18, and an SAT composite score (combined Evidence-Based Reading + Writing and Math) of at least 970 or have earned a high school GPA of at least 3.0 and received any score on the ACT or SAT.
  2. Have taken the following high school classes:
    • 4 units of English (including courses in grammar, composition, and literature)
    • 4 units of Mathematics (three units must be Algebra I or higher)
    • 3 units of Social Studies (including U.S. History)
    • 3 units of Science (all courses need to be college-prep lab science courses, including classes in biology, chemistry, and physics)
    • 2 units of Foreign Language (focusing on the same language)
    • 1 unit of Arts

Materials to submit:

  • An official high school transcript or GED scores, sent by your high school or your state’s Department of Education
  • A college transcript (only if you took college credits during high school)
  • ACT/SAT if available but not required for fall 2023 semester
    Submit first-time freshmen information