Criteria For High School Seniors

We seek to enroll a class of approximately 400 students. Students who meet two of the three following criteria will receive information about how to apply to join the University Scholars Program:

  1. 1350 SAT (Critical Reading and Math only) or 30 on the ACT Composite
  2. 4.75 weighted GPA or 3.8 unweighted GPA
  3. Rank in the top 5% of high school class

We encourage interested and self-motivated students who do not meet the criteria listed above to contact Sarah Beth May ( to obtain application materials.

Application Timeline:

Prospective student invitations to apply correspond with the Office of Admissions notification dates. Students are issued a deadline to complete their application materials based on their invitation date.  An invitation to apply will be sent electronically to admitted students who meet the criteria or who self-nominate during the first week of February 2018.