Non-Traditional Freshman

Definition:

A Student who has graduated from high school (or whose graduating class completed high school) five or more years ago and has never attended another college or university. Non-traditional applicants who have previously attended another college or university should meet the admission requirements for transfer students.

Application Process:

A non-traditional applicant must submit the following items in order to be considered for admission:

  • Application for Admission
  • $30 Non-Refundable Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Compass Exam Scores
  • Certificate of Immunization
  • Verification of Lawful Presence (students seeking in-state tuition)

Requirements:

A non-traditional applicant must meet ALL of the listed admission requirements:

  • Minimum Compass Exam requirements
    • Applicants must score above minimums in ALL three areas
    • Reading = 62 o English/Writing = 32 o Math = 20
  • • Learning Support requirements
    • Applicants must score above learning support requirement scores in at least ONE area
    • Reading = 80
    • English/Writing = 70
    • Math = 37

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