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Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements for professional programs may vary from the general admissions standards shown below. Admissions committees may also grant exceptions on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the admissions office at your college of interest to confirm specific requirements.

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College/University
Requirements for Regular Undergraduate Freshman Admission

AdventHealth University

(formerly Adventist University of Health Sciences)

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.70 for general admission
  • GPA requirement for professional programs vary. Please contact admissions.

Regular acceptance test scores:

  • ACT: 19
  • SAT: 990 (combined score)

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • July 1

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • July 1

Enrollment deposit:

  • $200 housing deposit – no deadline
Andrews University

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.50

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT: 50th percentile composite, currently a 20
  • SAT: 50th percentile composite, currently a 1020 for Evidence-based Reading and Writing [ERW] and Math combined

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • July 15 is the priority application deadline for students qualifying for regular admission
  • July 15 for students not meeting regular admission standards
  • July 15 for student to take the ACT/SAT tests (unless the student has not taken the test at all prior to this date or does not have scores high enough for regular admission

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • Late Application Fee of $50 starts after July 15 for Fall semester
  • November 15 for Spring Semester
  • March 15 for Summer Session 1
  • April 15 for Summer Session 2
  • May 15 for Summer Session 3

Enrollment deposit:

  • $250 housing deposit – due July 15 for fall enrollment
Burman University

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.00

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT official score report showing score of 19 or higher
  • SAT total 1290

Proof of citizenship required

  • To qualify for final admission students must submit a photocopy of proof of citizenship (birth certificate, passport or permanent resident card)

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • February 1

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • August 15 (Canadian and American)
  • July 1 (international – depending on the country of origin)

Confirmation deposit:

  • $150 CAD
Kettering College

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.30 for general admission
  • GPA requirements for professional programs vary. Contact admissions.

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT: 19
  • SAT: 995

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • Deadlines vary by program. Visit www.kc.edu for details.

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • Deadlines vary by program. Visit www.kc.edu for details.

Enrollment deposit:

  • Yes, varying amounts per program. Please contact the school for details.
La Sierra University

Regular acceptance:

  • A GPA of 3.0 or above qualifies with any ACT/SAT score
  • If GPA is between 2.5 and 2.99, test scores are a determining factor for admission. Please contact the admissions office for details.

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • February 1

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • September 20

Enrollment deposit:

  • N/A
Loma Linda University

Regular acceptance GPA varies with each school, department and program.

  • GPA: 3.2 to 3.8 is average for most programs
  • GPA: 2.0 is the lowest GPA accepted
  • Visit llu.edu/explore/ for more information.

Regular acceptance test scores

  • Each school has different testing requirements (i.e., GRE, MCAT, DAT, TEAS, etc.) Visit llu.edu/explore/ for more information.

Preferred application deadline(s):

Absolute application deadline(s):

Oakwood University

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.00

Regular acceptance test scores

(results used only for placement and/or academic advising)

  • ACT: 17
  • SAT: 920 (critical reading and math combined)

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • No preferred date

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • August 17 for new students

Enrollment deposit:

  • $200 enrollment fee — due by May 1 for early bird fall enrollment incentive
Pacific Union College

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.50

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT and SAT are required but are used for placement, scholarships and advising only

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • April 1

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • September 15 for special cases

Enrollment deposit:

(not a deposit, not refundable)

  • $200 – due April 1 for fall enrollment
Southern Adventist University

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.50

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT: 18
  • SAT: 960

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • March 1

Absolute application deadline(s):

Enrollment deposit:

  • $250 – due May 1 for fall enrollment
Southwestern Adventist University

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.50

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT: 18
  • SAT: 970 (critical reading and math combined)

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • March 1

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • August 1

Enrollment deposit:

  • $50 – due May 15 for fall enrollment
Union College

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.50

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT: 18
  • SAT: 1290 (cumulative)

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • March 15

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • August 15

Enrollment deposit:

  • $100 – due two weeks after acceptance beginning March 15
Walla Walla University

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.50

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT or SAT scores are required but used only for advisement and scholarships

Preferred application deadline(s):

  • Contact the admissions office

Absolute application deadline(s):

  • Contact the admissions office

Enrollment deposit:

  • $200 – due April 30 for fall enrollment
Washington Adventist University

Regular acceptance GPA:

  • 2.50

Regular acceptance test scores

  • ACT or SAT scores are required but used only for advisement and scholarships
  • If native language is not English, IELTS or TOEFL must be provided for advise

Preferred application deadline:

  • June 30

Absolute application deadline:

  • August 1 except for special cases

Enrollment deposit:

  • $50 enrollment fee/$150 housing fee – Recommended by June 30 but open until registration

 

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