Earn up would like to be your guide during this new stage in your life. We want to make the admissions process easier for you by providing the necessary information you will need to further your education.
Admissions procedures can be daunting and confusing at times because each school has different requirements. Below are the basic admission requirements for five schools in the Northeast Florida region:
Northeast Florida Admissions Requirements
|EWC||FSCJ||JU||SJR STATE||UNF||KU||SAINT LEO|
|Minimum GPA||2.5 cumulative||No minimum score requirement||3.45 weighted||No minimum score requirement||2.5||No minimum score requirement||2.0|
|SAT||No minimum score requirement
SAT code: 5182
|No minimum score requirement||Critical Reading + Math portion: 950-1130
SAT code: 5331
|No minimum score requirement||Critical reading: 460
SAT code: 5490
|Minimum score: 910
|No minimum score requirement|
|ACT||No minimum score requirement
ACT code: 0724
|No minimum score requirement||Composite: 20-25
ACT code: 0740
|No minimum score requirement||Reading: 19
English/Writing combined: 18
ACT code: 0711
|Minimum Score: 17||No minimum score requirement|
|Application Fee||$25||$25||$30||$30||$30||$55||$45 - Can be waved|
|High School Transcript Needed|
|Admissions Notification||Typically 4 weeks||Between 4-6 weeks||Within 24hrs|
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- Be prepared to do a lot of reading in college.
- Learn time management: use a calendar and plan how to use your time. Learn to manage your time while still in high school, keep a calendar of all exams and paper due dates.
- One of the biggest transitions between high school and college is development of time management skills - students must learn to balance school and social life.
- Be prepared to discipline yourself, as the temptation to slack could be great. If you miss four to five classes in a semester, you may fail the class.
- Being sick affects your ability to be a student - and remember that community living contributes to the cold/flu season.
- Learn to read - summarize and outline reading.
- Learn to take notes in class.
- Start the college and scholarship search as early as possible.
- Take as many science, math, English, and foreign language courses as you can; they build a foundation for college.
- Participate in volunteer and community service programs. It helps with scholarships!
- Take advantage of the advanced classes offered in high school.
- Think about what characteristics in a university are most important to you (climate, environment, degrees offered, size, location, etc.) before making a final decision about attending college.
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