First Year (New) Students Special Admission Standards
Arts and Sciences
Students entering the College of Arts and Sciences are required to have two units of a single foreign language for all programs of study. In addition, to be considered for admission to the Pre-Medical, Pre-Dentistry or Pre-Veterinary programs, first-year students need at least a 3.0 cumulative high school grade point average and a minimum ACT composite score of 25 or an SAT composite score of 1040.
Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing are admitted into a pre-nursing curriculum in the College of Arts and Sciences. Upon the completion of the pre-nursing curriculum, there is a competitive admission process for the professional sequence of the Bachelor's degree program, which is housed at the Medical College of Ohio.
College of Engineering
For admission to Bachelor of Science programs, first-year students need at least a 2.75 cumulative high school grade point average and a minimum 20 ACT composite score or 960 SAT combined score. Applicants also must successfully complete a minimum of four years of high school mathematics, with the fourth year emphasis in trigonometry or pre-calculus, and high school chemistry. Completion of high school physics also is strongly recommended.
Students not meeting the minimum requirements for the Bachelor of Science programs will be reviewed for the College's Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) programs. For admission to the BET programs, students need at least a 2.0 cumulative high school grade point average and a 20 ACT composite score or 960 SAT combined score.
College of Education and Allied Professions
Effective Fall 1998, the first professional degree for physical therapists will be awarded at the post-baccalaureate level upon the completion of the physical therapy program. The Medical College of Ohio will continue to house the professional sequence of what is expected to be a 3-plus-3 program. The College of Education and Allied Professions and the Medical College of Ohio currently are working collaboratively to restructure this program. Students interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy should contact the physical therapy adviser at (419) 530-2495. The adviser will have up-to-date information on the transition to this new program.
College of Pharmacy
Students interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or an entry-level Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) are admitted into a pre-professional pharmacy curriculum. After the completion of prerequisite course work, there is a selective admission process for the professional sequence.