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Freshman Admission Requirements

Test Score Requirements (ACT or SAT)

Old SAT (prior to March 2016) New SAT (March 2016 and beyond) ACT
Critical Reading minimum: 440 Reading Test minimum: 24 English minimum: 18
Math minimum: 410 Math Section minimum: 450 Math minimum: 18
Combined score minimum: 900 Total score (out of 1600) minimum: 980 Composite minimum: 19

 

​High School GPA & Core Course Requirements

In addition to meeting the above admission criteria, applicants graduating or who would have graduated from high school within the past five year must meet the requirements of the freshman index of 2130 of the Board of Regents. 

If you have attempted any college credits during high school, you will need to submit official college transcripts and meet our transfer admission GPA requirement. 

Freshman Admissions Checklist

Important Deadlines

Deadlines for Semester Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017
Freshman Priority Application Deadline n/a n/a December 15
Application and Document Deadline December 1 April 15 July 1
Mini-mester Deadline February 15 June 14 September 21
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Priority Deadline August 3 March 1 March 15

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