Minimum Academic Requirements: International Undergraduate
International applicants for undergraduate admission must satisfy the following academic preparation requirements:
To apply as a freshman (first-year student), you must have completed your U.S. secondary school (university preparatory) education or equivalent with a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 when converted to the United States 4.0 grading scale. You are not required to submit college entrance exam (SAT or ACT) scores; however, a low GPA can be offset by SAT or ACT scores. You must also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement before enrolling in regular academic classes.
To apply as a transfer student, you must have earned 30 transferable quarter credits - excluding English as a Second Language (ESL) courses - with a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.25 when converted to the United States 4.0 grading scale. The transferable credits must have been completed at a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the respective country. Most applicants who have completed a year of full-time study at a postsecondary institution have earned at least 30 quarter credits.
If you are transferring from a U.S. institution of higher ed you must complete WR 121 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better.
You must also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement before enrolling in regular academic classes.
United States 4.0 Grading Scale
Student performance is evaluated based on the following grades:
A - Excellent
B - Good
C - Satisfactory
D - Inferior
F - Failure
Grade point averages are calculated based on the following values for each grade: