Qualified Admission Precollege curriculum
This precollege curriculum is the basis of admissions standards enacted with the graduating class of 2015 and after.
|Subject||Units required||Courses to take|
|English||4||4 approved units of English, one unit taken each year of high school, 1/2 unit may be Speech|
3 approved units, one unit must be Chemistry or Physics. Common courses include:
|Math||3 or 4|
3 approved units from the following IF student also obtains a 22 ACT math subscore, 570 math subscore on the SAT if taken March 2016 or after, or 540 SAT math subscore on the previous SAT:
4 approved units, with one unit taken in the graduating year. Three units selected from the following:
The fourth unit may be prescribed by the school district and must be designed to prepare students for college.
|Social sciences||3||3 approved units that include instruction in U.S. History, U.S. Government, and geography. Most social science courses include this type of instruction.|
3 approved additional units. Common courses include:
|One unit = 1 year or 2 semesters|
This curriculum helps prepare you for university-level work. Kansas residents must earn a 2.0 or higher GPA on the precollege curriculum. Out-of-state residents must earn a 2.5 or higher GPA. Additional admission requirements are:
Achieving one of the following:
- A 21 or higher composite score on the ACT assessment OR
- A 1020 or higher on the SAT ERW+M if taken after March 2016 OR
- 980 or higher on the SAT CR + M if taken before March 2016 OR
- Rank in the top third of your graduating class
AND, if applicable, achieving a 2.0 GPA or higher on all college credit taken in high school. Students who don't meet these requirements should apply early for full consideration. Additional information may be requested.
The Kansas Board of Regents approves Kansas courses. For a full list refer to the Qualified Admissions section of their website. Be sure to ask your high school counselor which courses in your high school meet these requirements. The specific courses may vary from school to school.