Prospective high school students will be considered for Regular admission status when they submit all that apply:
- Application and $20 fee
- Paperwork received without an application on file will not be processed.
- Present evidence of graduation with a standard diploma (at minimum) from a regionally accredited high school.
- High school students currently in their final year of school are encouraged to apply early; please refer to the Early Acceptance Status for more information.
- Official transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges.
- Submit American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores. Scores will be used for placement and advising and not to determine admission status.
- Applicants with 24 or more college-level credits from a regionally accredited college are exempt from taking the ACT or SAT.
A transcript is considered official when stamped with the official school seal, signed by the appropriate school official, and received in a sealed envelope. Recommendation forms, as well as official transcripts and career essays received with a ADU application, will be retained for one year while applications received without an official transcript(s), career essays and recommendation forms will be retained for six months.
GPA admission requirements:
- Minimum unweighted high school GPA of 2.50
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale) on all college-level academic work.
- Applicants with 12 or more college-level credits from a regionally accredited college are exempt from the minimum high school GPA requirement, only the cumulative college GPA will be used for admission purposes.