Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Admission

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If you meet the requirements listed below, you are eligible for full admission to APSU. Visit our complete admissions site – - for information about conditional admission.

If you will be under age 21 at the time you enroll, you must have:

  • An ACT score of 20 or higher, SAT score of 940 or higher, high school GPA of 2.85 or higher on a 4.0 scale OR a GED score of 450 or higher with a “passing” notation


  • Met APSU’s high school course requirements, an ACT score of 26 or higher OR an SAT score of 1170 or higher


  • No more than one ACT subscore of 18 or less in English or math OR no more than one SAT subscore of 460 or less in critical reading and math

If you will be age 21 or older at the time of enrollment, you must

  • Provide academic transcripts proving you graduated high school OR prove you earned a GED average score of 450 with a passing notation.


  • Complete the COMPASS assessment, earning no more than one subscore that requires enrollment in an enhanced core English or mathematics class.

If you are a transfer student, you must meet the criteria listed above, be in good standing with the last institution you attended and meet these GPA requirements:

  • 1.5 GPA if you've attempted 12-29 credit-hours
  • 1.8 GPA if you've attempted 30-45 credit-hours
  • 1.9 GPA if you've attempted 46-59 credit-hours
  • 2.0 GPA if you've attempted 60 or more credit-hours

Graduate Admission

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Admission requirements vary by graduate program. To review the specific admission criteria for your program of choice, visit our full website,

Generally speaking, all graduate programs require the following for admission:

  • Completion of bachelor’s degree
  • Submission of an official copy of your transcripts
  • Official scores for the GRE, GMAT or MAT exam. Review program requirements to determine which test to take.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Fulfillment of requirements established for the specific program
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