Secondary School Preparation

Each applicant is expected to have earned a secondary school diploma from a school approved by a state or regional accrediting agency before enrolling at the College. Listed below are the minimum recommended high school courses which should be completed:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3-4 years of mathematics (including advanced algebra). Those planning to major in mathematics, science, or economics in college should complete four years of high school mathematics.
  • 2 years of laboratory science (biology, chemistry, or physics); 4 years are preferred
  • 2 years of one foreign language; 4 years are preferred
  • 2 years of social studies

Admission may be possible without all of the recommended courses; however an applicant may be required to provide an additional written statement or interview with members of the Admissions Committee. A satisfactory class rank, SAT/ACT scores, and school recommendations are also expected.