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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS



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Freshman applicants should...


  • complete at least 16 units of secondary school credit and
  • receive a diploma from an accredited secondary school.

It is recommended that students follow a college preparatory program that includes:


  • at least four units of study in English,
  • three units in social studies,
  • three units in mathematics,
  • three units in science, and
  • two in a foreign language.

Equivalency diplomas



Applicants submitting a high school equivalency diploma are not required to have completed 16 secondary school units; however, they must have earned equivalency scores that indicate adequate preparation for college level work.

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SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION



Please either:

In addition to your application, we will need:

  • Your high school report and transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation, preferably from an academic source (teacher, counselor, etc.)
  • $40 application fee (or waiver request)
    (

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  • SAT I or ACT scores are encouraged, but required only for:

    ♦ Physical therapy
    ♦ Occupational therapy
    ♦ Nursing
    ♦ Joint health professions programs
    ♦ Higher Educational Opportunity Programs (HEOP)
    ♦ Academic achievement awards

The admissions committee will also consider:


  • Your high school record and how well it has prepared you for your intended program of study
  • Extracurricular activities, community service, special talent, and work history
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WHEN TO APPLY



Since many programs will be fully enrolled by March, you are encouraged to apply by January 15. However:
  • Apply no later than December 15 if you plan to start in the January term.
  • Apply by February 1 to be considered for our nursing program.
  • Apply by March 1 for HEOP eligibility.
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