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Wayne State University Statutes

2.34.09 Admissions; General Undergraduate
   
2.34.09.010 General Admissions Standards for Matriculation into Undergraduate Degree Programs
  First-time-in-any-college Applicants:
   
2.34.09.020

• Each applicant will submit a high school transcript and test results from the American College Test (ACT) and/or  SAT test.

 

   
2.34.09.030

• Admission decisions will be based on a full evaluation of each student's academic record, and on empirical data reflecting the characteristics of students who have successfully graduated from WSU within the four years prior to the year in which the student applies.

   
2.34.09.040

Transfer Applicants. A transfer applicant may be admitted, without consideration of high school work, upon completion of at least twenty-four (24) semester hours of transferable college-level work from an accredited college or university with an overall Grade Point Average of 2.5   If the applicant has fewer than twenty-four (24) semester hours of transferable college-level work, the applicant may be admitted provided provisions 2.34.09.030 are met, subject to a holistic evaluation of each student's record.  Individual courses with grades below "C" will not be accepted for transfer.


 

   
2.34.09.050 Internal Transfer Applicants from Special Status Programs. After consultation with the appropriate faculty bodies, the President or his/her designee may establish benchmarks for attainment in Wayne State University Special Status admission programs operating pursuant to Section 2.34.09.080 of this Statute, the fulfilling of which will constitute satisfaction of the academic requirements for admissibility to matriculate in an undergraduate degree program.
   
2.34.09.060

The President or his/her designee is authorized to grant a limited number of exceptions to any of the above admissions categories, under special circumstances.

   
2.34.09.070 Special Status Admissions
 

After consultation with the College or School establishing the program, the President or his/her designee may designate categories of non-matriculant and/or Special Status admission, such as, but not limited to,  Post-degree students, and Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies students.

   
2.34.09.080 College/School Admissions Standards
 

After consultation with the College or School, the President or his/her designee is authorized to establish specific admissions standards for degree programs.

   

Legislative History
Adopted 1 February 2012. Prior Acts Official Proceedings 32:4351, 39:5163, 42:5552

Compiler Notes
Section 2.34.09.040 was amended to clarify the language and bring into compliance with admissions policies.

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