Requirements for US Colleges ¶
By: firstname.lastname@example.org on May 28, 2019, midnight
What are the (admission) requirements for US Colleges?
By: email@example.com on May 28, 2019, 3:53 a.m.
This question is best answered in the context of a specific College.
While each US College has its own set of requirements and admission criteria, broadly they are the following:
SAT Scores - typically a range for each college
GPA - average
Coursework in High School
Marks/Grades in School Courses
Extracurriculars - what you participated in and ones you excelled
The College Applications (e.g., Common Application or Coalition Application) typically have
- Essays - depends on the college
- Letters of recommendation from School Teachers
- Letter of recommendation from Counselor
In addition, you need to Show/demonstrate interest in the desired area of study.
What colleges are looking at? The community can help point you in the right direction.