Undergraduate Admissions

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Requirements

Applications for admission are reviewed once they become complete. Below you will find a list of what is required for a complete application for a prospective first-year, transfer and international student. Please see provided links for more detailed information for transfer and international applicants.
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First-year Applicants

Students who are still enrolled in high school or who have graduated from high school and have never enrolled in college courses should apply for first-year admission.  In addition to a completed application submitted via the Common Application, the following credentials must be submitted for your application to be reviewed:

  • Application fee of $55
  • Official high school transcript from all high schools attended
  • Official SAT Reasoning Test scores submitted directly from College Board or Official ACT with Writing scores submitted directly from American College Test (ACT)
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • Essay (See Common Application for topics and details)

Please click here for additional information for first-year applicants.

Transfer Applicants

Students who have completed high school or received a GED and have enrolled in college courses should apply as a transfer student. The minimum requirement to be given consideration for transfer admission is the completion of 24 transferable units with at least a 3.0 GPA. Those applicants who possess well above 24 semester (36 quarter) units, a 3.0 cumulative GPA and competitive grades in English Composition & Literature, and College Algebra will have preference for admissions. In addition to a completed application submitted via the Common Application, the following credentials must be submitted for your application to be reviewed:

  • Application fee of $55
  • Official college transcript(s) from all institutions you have attended
  • Official high school transcript
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • Essay (See Common Application for topics and details)

Please click here for additional information for transfer applicants and to view Articulation Agreements.

Please click here for additional information for international transfer applicants.

International Applicants

Students who are not US citizens or permanent residents will apply for admission as an international student. In addition to a completed application submitted via the Common Application, the following credentials must be submitted for your application to be reviewed:

  • Application fee of $55
  • Official high school transcript from all high schools attended, translated if necessary
  • Official TOEFL iBT score of 80 or IELTS score of 6.5
    • International first-year applicants are waived from this requirement if their native language is English, received SAT Critical Reading score of 520 or higher, enrolled in International Baccalaureate English, or AP English. For other options in waiving the TOEFL/IELTS requirement, please click here.
  • Official SAT Reasoning Test scores submitted directly from College Board or Official ACT with Writing scores submitted directly from American College Test (ACT)*
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • Essay (See Common Application for topics and details)

*SAT and/or ACT scores are optional for international students. If a student wants to be considered for a Merit Scholarship, SAT and/or ACT scores must be submitted.

Please submit an application before your documents are scheduled to arrive. Without an application on file, we will be unable to process your academic records or confirm that they have been received.

Please click here for additional information for international applicants.