Admissions Criteria for Certificate and Associate Programs

OFFICE OF RECORD: Vice President for Academic Affairs
ISSUED BY: Director of Admissions
APPROVED BY: Jerry Tunheim

(Revised 07/22/03)



To be admitted to a certificate or associate program, all students regardless of age will be required to meet one of the following: a minimum of 2.6 high school GPA, graduating class rank in the top 60%, or an ACT composite score of 18 or an SAT score of 860. Students completing the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) with a score of 250 will be admitted. If none of the above are met, students can apply to the Student Admissions Committee for conditional admittance to the certificate or associate programs.


Students can declare a baccalaureate degree after successful completion of 15 hours of system general education requirements with a 2.0 GPA, and meeting university minimum progression standards.

Last Updated: 1/24/12