Each freshman applicant is reviewed on an individual basis and is evaluated on the following areas from his/her high school transcript:
- four years of English
- three to four years of laboratory science
- three years of social studies
- three to four years of mathematics.
- If graduating from an Indiana accredited high school, USI prefers students complete Core 40 requirements.
- cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
- students age 24+ must have had a 2.0 cumulative high school GPA
- composite SAT score of a 900 (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing + Math)
- composite ACT score of a 17
- students age 21+ are not required to submit an SAT or ACT score
SAT code = 1335 | ACT code = 1207
In addition to SAT and/or ACT composite scores and academic achievement, the Admissions Committee also considers extra-curricular involvement and recommendations from counselors.
Transcripts recording any course work completed while in high school that could be considered for college credit should be submitted with the Application for Undergraduate Admission. All work will be evaluated for possible credit according to USI's Credit by Exam policy and Transfer Credit Policy.