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Admission Requirements

Regular-Unconditional Admission
• 2.85 GPA or 20 ACT composite score
• 14 required high school units
• ACT/SAT scores earned within 3 years of the first day of the first semester or term of enrollment are required. Scores submitted will be used in making admissions decisions; English, mathematics and reading scores will be used in determining placement in university courses.

Regular-Conditional Admission
• 2.75 GPA or 19 ACT composite score
• 14 required high school units
• ACT/SAT scores earned within 3 years of the first day of the first semester or term of enrollment are required. Scores submitted will be used in making admissions decisions; English, mathematics and reading scores will be used in determining placement in university courses.

Exception
•3.0 GPA or 21 ACT composite score
• Missing up to two of the 14 required high school units
• ACT/SAT scores earned within 3 years of the first day of the first semester or term of enrollment are required. Scores submitted will be used in making admissions decisions; English, mathematics and reading scores will be used in determining placement in university courses.

Automatically Denied
• GPA of 1.99 or lower
• ACT composite score of 18 or lower
• Scores on the four ACT test sections (English, mathematics, reading, science) that result in need for remedial studies

ACT composite score: Your overall ACT score, which is an average of four test scores.
ACT test scores
: You'll receive test scores in English, mathematics, reading and science.
Required high school units
: Review APSU's required 14 high school units.
Regular admission
: You are unconditionally admitted to APSU.
Conditional admission
: You are admitted to APSU on the condition that you complete academic strengthening requirements during your first semester of enrollment.
Denied
: You are not admissible to APSU.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

College Credit-Hours Attempted

Type of Admission

GPA (minimum)

ACT sub-scores

Fewer than 12

See Freshman Admission Requirements

 

 

12-29

regular

1.5

No DSP placement

12-29

probation

1.4

 

30-45

regular

1.8

No DSP placement

30-45

probation

1.7

 

46-59

regular

1.9

No DSP placement

46-59

probation

1.8

 

60 or more

regular

2.0

No DSP placement

60 or more

probation

1.9

 

Attempted college credit-hours: the number of credit-hours you have attempted at institutions of higher learning, regardless of whether or not your received credit for those hours.

Regular admission: You are unconditionally admitted to APSU.

Probation: You will enter the University on probation and may only take 14 credit-hours during Main Campus semesters or six hours during Fort Campbell campus terms.  If your GPA falls below a 1.5 after completion of the first semester, you will be suspended.

DSP Placement: As a transfer student, you must have either satisfactory completion of college-level English, math and history OR valid test scores showing no need for remedial studies.