Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

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Below are the current admission requirements for ASU undergraduate first-time freshmen and transfer students with less than 30 transferable semester hours.

Important Admission Deadlines for Spring

Term Full term B-Term Dual enrollment
SPRING 2020 - Admissions (includes Transcript(s) & Test Scores), Financial Aid & Housing Nov 1, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Nov 1, 2019
SPRING 2020 - Fee Payment Jan 3, 2020 Mar 6, 2020  
SPRING 2020 - Drop for Non-Payment Jan 10, 2020 Mar 6, 2020  

Important Admission Deadlines for Summer

Term Full term B-Term Dual enrollment
SUMMER 2020 - Admissions (includes Transcript(s) & Test Scores), Financial Aid & Housing April 1, 2020 April 1, 2020 April 1, 2020
SUMMER 2020 - Fee Payment May 15, 2020 June 22, 2020  
SUMMER 2020 - Drop for Non-Payment May 22, 2020 June 26, 2020  

Important Admission Deadlines for Fall

Term Full term B-Term Dual enrollment
FALL 2020 - Admissions (includes Transcript(s) & Test Scores), Financial Aid & Housing June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020
FALL 2020 - Fee Payment Aug 7, 2020 Oct 2, 2020  
FALL 2020 - Drop for Non-Payment Aug 14, 2020 Oct 9, 2020  

Certificate, Associate Degree, and/or Access Pathway Bachelor'S Degree Requirements

Minimum Standards

Minimum SAT/ACT scores and Freshmen Index are not required for those applying to the Access Pathway at Albany State University. Applicants are screened for Learning Support placement by taking the NEXTGEN ACCUPLACER Exam as part of the admission process. A minimum 2.0 High School GPA is required.

Admissions Requirements

Minimum Standards

  • Minimum High School CPC grade point average: 2.00
(SAT)
OLD Scholastic Aptitude Test
OR (SAT)
NEW Scholastic Aptitude Test
OR (ACT)
American College Testing
(taken prior to March 2016) (taken March 2016 or after)  
Combine 830 (Critical Reading and Math Scores combined)
Critical Reading: 430
Mathematics: 400
Writing: Not considered
Minimum High School GPA of 2.0
Critical Reading: 24
Mathematics: 22
Writing: Not considered
Minimum High School GPA of 2.0
English – 17
Mathematics – 17
Science Reasoning: Not Considered
Reading: Not Considered
Minimum High School GPA of 2.0

 

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL)

Minimum Score
Paper-based TOEFL - 523
Computer-based TOEFL - 193
Internet-based TOEFL - 69
Recommended Score
Paper-based TOEFL - 550
Computer-based TOEFL - 213
Internet-based TOEFL - 79

 

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Minimum Score
IELTS - 6
Recommended Score
IELTS - 6.5

 

College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) Requirements

Applicants must meet the University System of Georgia’s College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) requirements for regular admission. The high school curriculum is the cornerstone of the University System of Georgia (USG) admissions policy. The high school requirements must be met by all freshman applicants and transfer applicants with less than 30 transferable semester hours. 4 Units of English
4 Units of Mathematics
4 Units of Natural Science
3 Units of Social Science
2 Units of the same Foreign Language

Minimum High School CPC grade point average: 2.0

Applicants who do not take the SAT and/or ACT, or who score below 430 SAT verbal (17 ACT English) or 400 SAT math (17 ACT math) on the national SAT/ACT, must take the Next Generation Accuplacer  to determine whether Learning Support course work is required.  Students entering bachelor degree programs are required to provide SAT/ACT results as part of their application for admission.