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Eligibility for College Now

The College Now program is for any major, but you must meet certain eligibility criteria. Every applicant must be either a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident, and have a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.  Once accepted, students will participate in virtual conversations focused on preparation for the fall semester.

Applicants should also satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • low-income status (as defined by federal guidelines)
  • first generation (first in immediate family to complete a 4-year degree)
  • seeking additional support and resources to find success in college

Eligibility for START

START (Steps Toward Abstract Reasoning and Thinking) is a first-year program for students who are considering a calculus-based major but lack the necessary foundation at the beginning of their college careers. 

You must have a minimum high school GPA of a 2.0 to be eligible for admissions. During the standard application process, you may be referred to the START program.

Apply to START if you are interested in scientific and technical fields such as Engineering, Math, Computer Science, and Physics.

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