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Admissions Requirements

Beginning Freshman Applicants

Students applying for admission to Darton State College are evaluated on their academic performance in their high school CPC courses/GED Test scores, SAT or ACT test scores, and compass placement exam scores.

  1. A properly completed application for admission and a $20 non-refundable application fee.
  2. An official high school transcript and /or GED scores
  3. An official copy of SAT or ACT scores (Unless you are a homeschool graduate, test scores are not required for admission; however, scores may be used to exempt placement testing)
  4. A copy of Compass Placement Exam scores (If applicable)
  5. An immunization form

Students graduating from high school before 2012 must have the following HSGPA:

  • Students graduating with a College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) Diploma must have a 2.00 HSGPA calculated on the grades in the 16 required units of the CPC.
  • Students graduating with a Technical/Career Program (TCP) Diploma must have a 2.20 HSGPA calculated on the grades in the 12 academic units of the TCP.

Students graduating from high school 2012 or later must have the following HSGPA:

  • Students graduating with a College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) Diploma must have a 2.00 HSGPA calculated on the grades in the 17 required units of the CPC.
  • Students graduating with a Technical/Career Program (TCP) Diploma must have a 2.20 HSGPA calculated on the grades in the 13 academic units of the TCP.
COURSE UNITS EMPHASIS
English 4 Grammar & Usage
Literature
Mathematics 4 Two years of Algebra
Geometry
Science 4 Physical Science
Two lab sciences
Social Science 3 Government
Economics
Foreign Language 2 Two courses in the same language

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 Compass Placement Examination to determine whether Learning Support course work is required.

ALL APPLICANTS: All beginning students (freshman, transfers, etc.) attending regularly scheduled classes or receiving resident credit must submit a Certificate of Immunization for measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, Hep. series, and TD prior to attending classes.

Verification of Lawful Presence Information

BOR Policy 4.3.4 “Each University System Institution shall verify the lawful presence in the United States of every successfully admitted person applying for resident tuition status (in-state tuition).”

This is not a requirement for admission to Darton State College, however you MUST provide this information prior to your registering and enrolling for classes.

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