Graduation from a regionally accredited secondary school. A high school background that includes four years of English, two years of Math, one year of College Prep Chemistry with a laboratory, one year of College Prep Biology with a laboratory and courses in social studies. An overall B is recommended. All students who are applying as a full time freshman must take the SAT or the ACT. Scores should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions.
A student who has taken 12 or more semester hours at a regionally accredited institution is considered a transfer applicant. A College Biology course with a laboratory, a College Chemistry course with a laboratory, and a College Math course are academic prerequisites for transfer students. A minimum grade of C or higher in all pre-requisite courses and a QPR of a 2.5 or above is required.
Students without science prerequisites may begin at the Fones School in a pre-dental hygiene curriculum upon recommendation of the Director. Clinical students must begin in the fall semester of an academic year and attend full time.