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What are Arizona Universities' entrance requirements and recommendations?

Admission requirements to colleges and universities vary greatly. Students should consult the catalog of the college or university they are interested in attending to determine the exact requirements. You may obtain catalogs from the college. Applicants to Arizona universities must meet the following requirements:

  1. Unconditional admission to Arizona universities –  3.0 GPA or rank in the top 25% of your class, or an ACT score of 22, or an SAT score of 1040.
  2. Conditional admission –  2.5 –  2.99 GPA or rank in the upper half of your class.
  3. A minimum of "C" grade in classes required for entrance (Classes of '00, '01, '02):

English 4
Math (i.e. Algebra 1-2, Integrated Math 3-4, 5-6, Calculus, Geometry) 4
Lab Sciences (Science processes, Biology, Chemistry Physics) 3
Social Sciences (One year of U.S. History and one year of another social science) 2
Foreign Language (two years of same language) 2
Fine Arts

Students who are deficient in any one or two of the core curriculum may be admitted; however, the deficiencies must be removed within one year. (Note: The ACT or SAT examination is required for admission to all state universities in Arizona. It is highly recommended that this exam be taken during the spring of the junior year.)