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Early Entrance

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Early Entrance Criteria

The university accepts students who are not high school graduates if they have ALL the following:

  • 18 units of high school credit including 3 units of English, 2 units of mathematics, 2 units of natural science, 3 units of social science, and not more than 2 units of activity credit
  • Overall GPA of 3.25
  • ACT composite score of 19 or higher
  • Recommendation from the high school principal or superintendent.

In addition, the early entrant must submit the credentials required of high school graduates except proof of graduation.