College Admissions Requirements
State College Requirements
- English: 4 credits
- Mathematics: 3 credits (Preparatory Math through Algebra 2)
- Science: 2 credits (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Integrated Science)
- Social Science: 3 credits (1 U.S. History, 1 World Studies, .5 Government, .5 Economics)
- Second Language: 2 credits of the same language
Other college prep electives are recommended to round out the high school program.
GPA Admission Requirements For Oregon State Colleges
SAT or ACT are required for college admission. Minimum test scores are not set, but test results must be submitted and may be used during additional campus review processes.
High School GPA Requirements by College
||When Additional Campus Review is Required
¹ U of O automatically admits applicants who have a 3.40 high school GPA and 16 units of subject requirements including the 14 OUS subject requirements and 2 additional academic units. Applicants below the 3.40 high school GPA or 16 units of subject requirements will receive an additional campus review for admissibility. The 16 units of subject requirements must include the 14 subject units required for all OUS campuses listed above plus two additional approved units in any subject area.
² In courses taken to satisfy the subject requirements.
|¹ U of O
||Below 3.40 or fewer than 16 subject units
||Below 3.00;or fewer than 14 subject units
||Below 3.00; or fewer than 14 subject units
||Below 3.00, portfolio required
||2.50 to 2.99
||Below 2.75, portfolio required
Note: Application fee for each school is $50.00.
Community College Requirements
Oregon community colleges have an open-door admission policy. Students can complete a certificate program, a 2-year associate program, or transfer to a 4-year college. Placement testing at community colleges is required before any courses can be scheduled. Students are not required to take the SAT or ACT for community college admission.
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Private Colleges And Universities
Students may want to consider private colleges and universities. These institutions have their own entrance requirements. Consult your counselor and research the requirements in the guidance center.