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7.1. Admission

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7.1.1. Admission: Undergraduate Admission Standards

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Effective Date: 6-22-1977

Revision Date: 1-18-1978

FRESHPERSON APPLICANTS 

Regular Admission 

Students applying directly from high school or applicants who have not attained the age of 21 must: 

  1. Have a predicted grade point average of 1.8 or above (beginning fall,1978, applicants must predict 1.85; for fall 1979, applicants must predict 1.90) and 
  2. Present a minimum high school grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or a composite score of 45 on the G.E.D. with at least a score of 35 in each area exam, and 
  3. Present an ACT composite of 13 or above (or the equivalent SAT total). 

 

PASS Admission (Promote Academic Survival and Success) 

New freshperson applicants not qualifying for regular admission on the basis of predicted grade point average may be considered for admission to the PASS Program if they: 

  1. Have a predicted grade point average of 1.70 - 1.79 (beginning fall 1978, applicants for PASS must predict 1.74 - 1.84; for fall 1979, applicants must predict 1.80 - 1.89), and 
  2. Present a minimum high school grade point average of 2.0 {on a 4.0 scale) or a composite score of 45 on the G.E.D. with at least a score of 35 in each area exam. and 
  3. Present an ACT composite of 13 or above (or the equivalent SAT total. 

 

NOTE: Freshperson applicants who do not meet the above criteria but for whom there are extenuating circumstances may be considered for admission by the Academic Standards and Admissions Committee (forrnerly the Academic Standards Committee). 

 

TRANSFER APPLICANTS 

Transfer applicants must have earned at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (based on a 4.0 system} for transfer of all previous college work. Applicants who have earned less than 12 hours of transferable credit will be judged by the "Freshperson Applicant" criteria. 

A transfer applicant with less than a 2.0 cumulative grade point average may be considered for admission by the Academic Standards and Admissions Committee. 

 

VETERANS 

Veterans with a high school diploma or equivalent G.E.D. with more than 181 days of consecutive duty will be admitted upon receipt of the application for admission, the $10.00 application fee, a high school transcript (or results of G.E.D.), and the DD-214. If the applicant has attempted any college work since release from active duty, the applicant will be reviewed as a transfer applicant. Veterans released from active service for reason of disability will be considered as having met the 181 consecutive days' requirement. 

 

GUEST STUDENT ADMISSION 

A student who is regularly matriculated and is in good standing in another regionally accredited college or university may be admitted as a guest student. The student assumes full responsibility for deter- mining whether or not the courses taken at-this university will apply to his/her program of study. A guest student is urged to have the courses to be taken approved in advance by the registrar of the college or university to which the credits are to be transferred. A guest student is subject to the academic policies of Eastern Michigan University while in attendance here. 

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT 

A student may be enrolled at Eastern Michigan University while maintaining a primary enrollment in a high school or a community college. Certification by the primary institution is necessary to be considered for admission. 

 

NONTRADITIONAL ADMISSION 

Applicants who are 21 years of age or older, have a high school diploma (or equivalent G.E.D.) and have not attempted any college work will be considered for admission without further requirements. However, such admitted students may be required to take selected tests for advising purposes only. 

Admission to Eastern Michigan University does not insure admission to an academic department or admission to a major. 

 

Authority for Creation and Revision

Minutes of the Board of Regents, June 22, 1977, para.  .1817M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, January 18, 1978, para.  .1881M.