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Requirements for Admissions

For beginning students: Any student with no previous college credits or less than 12 college-level credits.

High School Curriculum: Recent high school graduates are expected to earn an Indiana Academic Honors or CORE 40 diploma; Students graduating prior to 2011, from out-of-state high schools or from homeschooling must have comparable credits to those outlined below.

  • 4 years of English/Language Arts 
  • 3 years of Mathematics  (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
  • 3 years of Lab Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
  • 3 years of Social Studies (History, Government, Econ, Psychology, or Sociology)
  • 4 years of additional college prep courses which include additional Math, Lab Science, Social Science, Computer Science, Foreign Language, or other college-prep courses

Class Rank: Students should rank in the upper-half of their class.

Entrance Exams: SAT score of 960 or higher* (Reading and Math sections only) or ACT composite score of 20 or higher. Students who have been out of high school for less than 3 years are required to take the SAT or ACT). Please call the Office of Admissions to schedule your residual ACT test date soon.

*Score requirements are subject to the redesigned SAT guidelines released in March 2016.

Alternative Scores: Students may submit GED or TASC/ECA test scores in place of high school requirements. (GED = 570 or 57, depending on year took and scoring scale used)

For transfer students: Any student that has 12 or more college-level credits after high school.

Cumulative Grade Point Average: Students must have a cumulative grade point
average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. Students with a GPA less than 2.0 or that
have been dismissed the semester at their previous college are required to
submit a Petition for Admissions. Contact the Office of Admissions for
specific information. Students must be in good academic standing at their
previous institution.

Scholarship Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2019 Scholarships is December 1, 2018.

Apply online

Perhaps the easiest way to apply is to complete our online application. Instructions are provided to guide you through the application process. This application is for the First Year, Transfer, Visiting/Guests, Second Degree, Undergraduate Non-Degree, and Special High School applicants.

Graduate and Graduate Non-Degree applicants should use the following graduate online application.

Apply by mail

Paper applications can be obtained by:

  • Printing a copy of our application for admission for First Year, Transfer, Visiting/Guests, Second Degree, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Graduate Non-Degree, and Special High School applicants.
  • Completing the online materials request form.
  • Calling the Office of Admissions at 765-455-9217 or toll-free 877-875-4IUK
Last updated: 10/25/2018