Pathways to Admission for Online Associates Programs | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Pathways to Admission

    There are three pathways to admission, with or without an ACT/SAT result.
    1. College Transfer:
      1. Complete the application as a transfer student.
      2. Submit previous college transcripts.
    2. Freshman Entry:
      1. Complete the application.
      2. Submit high school transcripts (minimum 2.4 GPA).
      3. Submit test scores (there is no time limit on these tests).
        • ACT minimum 21
        • SAT minimum 1000 (Critical Reading & Math only)
    3. Alternate Entry:
      1. Complete the application as a non-degree seeking student.
      2. Submit High School transcripts (minimum 2.4 GPA).
      3. Take two classes online with Franciscan. If you complete these courses with a minimum 2.0 GPA full admission is granted and the ACT/SAT requirement is waived.
        • Note: No financial aid is available until the two courses are successfully completed and full admission is granted.
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