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Freshmen Admission Requirements for Class of 2015 and beyond

Graduates from an accredited high school must meet the following:

AND meet one of the following:

  • ACT composite score of 21 or higher (980 SAT or higher)
  • Rank in the top 1/3 of high school graduating class

AND (if applicable)

  • Achieve at least a 2.0 GPA on any college credit taken in high school

There are provisions for a small number of exceptions to the qualified admission standards above.  If a student does not meet the requirements, the admission application will be reviewed individually and additional documents may be requested before an admission decision is made.  Please contact the Office of Admission for details.

Graduates from an unaccredited high school or home school must meet the following:

AND meet the following:

  • ACT composite score of 21 or higher (980 SAT or higher)

AND (if applicable)

  • Achieve at least a 2.0 GPA on any college credit taken in high school

There are provisions for a small number of exceptions to the qualified admission standards above.  If a student does not meet the requirements, the admission application will be reviewed individually and additional documents may be requested before an admission decision is made.  Please contact the Office of Admission for details.

Graduates with a high school equivalency diploma must meet the following:

  • Complete one of the following high school equivalency diplomas with prescribed scores:

a)      Took the General Education Development (GED) test on or after January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 680 points and a minimum score of 150 on each subtest.

b)      Took the General Education Development (GED) test on or after January1, 2002 and before January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 2,550 points and a minimum score of 510 on each subtest.

c)      Took the High School Equivalency (HiSET) test on or after January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 75 points and a minimum score of 8 points on each subtest.

AND meet the following:

  • ACT composite score of 21 or higher (980 SAT or higher)

AND (if applicable)

  • Achieve at least a 2.0 GPA on any college credit taken in high school

There are provisions for a small number of exceptions to the qualified admission standards above.  If a student does not meet the requirements, the admission application will be reviewed individually and additional documents may be requested before an admission decision is made.  Please contact the Office of Admission for details.

The Class of 2015 and beyond Kansas pre-college curriculum includes:

English:  4 units

One unit taken each year of high school.  One-half unit may be speech.

Math:  4 units  

Complete four units, with one unit taken in the graduating year, from the following:

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Any course with Algebra II as a prerequisite

Or complete three units during high school from the following:

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Any course with Algebra II as a prerequisite
  • AND meet one of the following: achieve ACT/SAT college readiness benchmark (22 ACT/540 SAT on math section) OR complete a transferable 3 credit hour course in College Algebra

Natural Science:  3 units

Complete three units during high school from the following; one must be Chemistry or Physics:

  • Biology
  • Advanced Biology
  • Earth/Space Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Principle of Technology
  • Physical Science

Social Science:  3 units

Complete three units during high school from the following (coursework must include instruction in U.S. History, U.S. Government and Geography):

  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • U.S. Government
  • U.S. History
  • Current Social Issues
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Race and ethnic group relations

Electives:  3 units

Complete three units during high school from the following: 

  • English
  • Math
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Science
  • Fine Arts
  • Computer/Information Systems
  • Foreign Languages
  • Personal Finance
  • Speech
  • Debate
  • Forensics
  • Journalism
  • Career Technical Education      

Freshmen Admission Requirements for Class of 2013 and 2014

Graduates from an accredited high school must meet the following:

OR

  • ACT composite score of 21 or higher (980 SAT or higher)

OR

  • Rank in the top 1/3 of high school graduating class

There are provisions for a small number of exceptions to the qualified admission standards above.  If a student does not meet the requirements, the admission application will be reviewed individually and additional documents may be requested before an admission decision is made.  Please contact the Office of Admission for details.

Graduates from an unaccredited high school or homeschool must meet the following:

  • ACT composite score of 21 or higher (980 SAT or higher)

There are provisions for a small number of exceptions to the qualified admission standards above.  If a student does not meet the requirements, the admission application will be reviewed individually and additional documents may be requested before an admission decision is made.  Please contact the Office of Admission for details.

Graduates with a high school equivalency diploma must meet the following:

  • Complete one of the following high school equivalency diplomas with prescribed scores:

a)      Took the General Education Development (GED) test on or after January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 680 points and a minimum score of 150 on each subtest.

b)      Took the General Education Development (GED) test on or after January1, 2002 and before January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 2,550 points and a minimum score of 510 on each subtest.

c)      Took the High School Equivalency (HiSET) test on or after January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 75 points and a minimum score of 8 points on each subtest.

Non-residents must also meet the following:

  • ACT composite score of 21 or higher (980 SAT or higher)

There are provisions for a small number of exceptions to the qualified admission standards above.  If a student does not meet the requirements, the admission application will be reviewed individually and additional documents may be requested before an admission decision is made.  Please contact the Office of Admission for details.

The Class of 2013 and 2014 Kansas pre-college curriculum includes:

English:  4 units

One unit taken each year of high school.  One-half unit may be speech.

Math:  3 units  

Complete three units from the following:

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Any course with Algebra II as a prerequisite

Natural Science:  3 units

Complete three units during high school from the following; one must be Chemistry or Physics:

  • Biology
  • Advanced Biology
  • Earth/Space Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Principle of Technology
  • Physical Science

Social Science:  3 units

Complete three units during high school from the following (coursework must include instruction in U.S. History, U.S. Government and Geography):

  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • U.S. Government
  • U.S. History
  • Current Social Issues
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Race and ethnic group relations

Students 21 years of age and older

Students 21 years of age and older must meet the following:

  • Graduated from an accredited or unaccredited high school or home school (unaccredited high school or home school not applicable for non-residents)

OR

  • Complete one of the following high school equivalency diplomas with prescribed scores:

a)      Took the General Education Development (GED) test on or after January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 680 points and a minimum score of 150 on each subtest.

b)      Took the General Education Development (GED) test on or after January 1, 2002 and before January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 2,550 points and a minimum score of 510 on each subtest.

c)      Took the High School Equivalency (HiSET) test on or after January 1, 2014, with an overall score of at least 75 points and a minimum score of 8 points on each subtest.

There are provisions for a small number of exceptions to the qualified admission standards above.  If a student does not meet the requirements, the admission application will be reviewed individually and additional documents may be requested before an admission decision is made.  Please contact the Office of Admission for details.