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Admission Requirements

Husson University believes all students who have the desire to further their education and have the potential to succeed should have the opportunity to pursue a university education. First-year student entrance requirements vary by academic program (see below). In addition to 4 years of English and 2 years of social sciences, students must meet the requirements listed below. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to apply; additional admission criteria must be met for consideration. Students who do not meet established entrance requirements may be considered for alternative admission as an Undeclared major.

Policy Regarding the Redesigned SAT 
For 2017 applicants, we will accept both the new SAT and the old SAT. We will compare your scores using concordance tables provided by the College Board to determine your highest scores on either the new SAT or the old SAT.

First-Year Student Undergraduate Admission Criteria:

College of Business (including School of Legal Studies)

Major

Math

Science

GPA

SAT /ACT


All majors in College of Business

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2

Three years, one with lab recommended

Typically B average

Average score = 1040

Average ACT - 20 

Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Software Development

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2,

Advanced Math recommended

Three years, one with lab recommended

Typically B+ 

Average score = 1060

Average ACT - 21 

College of Health and Education

Major

Math

Science

GPA

SAT / ACT

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Physical Therapy

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2,

Pre-Calculus or higher recommended

Biology and Chemistry w/labs,

Physics
recommended

Minimum B average

Minimum 1090

ACT = 21 Composite

N/A


Occupational Therapy

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2,

Advanced Math recommended

Biology w/lab, Chemistry and other strong sciences recommended

Minimum B average

Minimum 1030

ACT = 20 

N/A


Nursing

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2

Biology and Chemistry w/Labs

Minimum B average

Minimum 1030

ACT = 20 

N/A


Education

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2

Strong science background

Minimum B average

Average = 980

ACT - 19

N/A



College of Science and Humanities

Major

Math

Science

GPA

SAT /ACT


All majors in Science and Humanities

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2

Three years, one with lab recommended

B average

Average score = 1050

Average ACT - 20 


Biology, Biochemistry, and Health Sciences, pre-Pharmacy

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2,

Advanced Math recommended

Biology and Chemistry w/labs, Physics recommended

B average

Average score = 1030

Average ACT - 20 


Exercisee Science, Data Analytics

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2,

Pre-Calculus or higher recommended

Biology and Chemistry w/labs, Physics recommended

B average

Average score = 1100

Average ACT - 22 

New England School of Communications

Major

Math

Science

GPA/Other

SAT/ACT


All majors in NESCom

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2

Three years, one with lab recommended

B average

Recommend media/ technology courses in high school

Average score = 1030

Average ACT - 20 

Audio Engineering and Live Sound Technology

Algebra 1,

Geometry,

Algebra 2,

Advanced Math recommended

Three years, one with lab recommended

B average

Recommend media/ technology courses in high school

Average score = 1090

Average ACT - 21


Applicants who are admitted prior to the completion of the academic year are accepted contingent upon successful completion of all academic work and the receipt of a final transcript of grades. Admission to Husson or to particular programs may be denied to applicants considered incapable of making reasonable academic progress. Husson invites applications from secondary school graduates or students having received a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and qualified international students without regard to age, color, religion, sex, national origin, level of family income, or physical ability.

Applying to Clinical or Professional Programs

Students pursuing degrees leading to application for professional licensure or certification, and/or who will be participating in clinical placements, internships, or practicums through their Husson program of study should be aware that their host facility may require a criminal background check, finger printing, or drug screening. In such situations, students are responsible for obtaining and paying for the background check or other screening process and for delivering required documentation to the facility. Although Husson will make reasonable efforts to place admitted students in field experiences and internships, the host facility will determine whether a student will be allowed clinical access at that facility. Students should be aware that a criminal record may jeopardize completion of their coursework and degree requirements, as well as licensure by the state professional regulating body. Students may consult the licensure and/or certification organization corresponding to their intended program of study for more details. Successful completion of a program of study at Husson does not guarantee licensure, certification, or employment in the relevant occupation.