Anyone who wishes to be considered for admission to Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is encouraged to apply. Franciscan University will consider for admission the total high school record: rigor of courses completed, grades, test scores, educational objectives, school leadership, and experiences in and out of the classroom. Admission is based on a review of the high school record and official standardized test scores. The minimum requirements for consideration are a 2.5 high school grade point average or a GED score of 500 or a minimum score of 60 on the HISET and an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 950. A student entering Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University as a freshman must have completed the basic TOPS Core Curriculum with a minimum 2.5 GPA computed on core courses only.
TABLE OF HIGH SCHOOL UNITS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION
Category 1 ENGLISH COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE (4 units)
Category 2 MATHEMATICS (4 units)
Category 3 SCIENCE (4 units)
Category 4 SOCIAL STUDIES (4 units)
Category 5 FOREIGN LANGUAGES (2 units)
Category 6 FINE ARTS (1 unit)
An applicant who otherwise qualifies for admission, but has an ACT composite score below 20, will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the Admissions Office and may be admitted provisionally. Students admitted provisionally may register for no more than thirteen (13) credit hours [of which one must be Academic Seminar ACSM 1110] in their first regular semester; or no more than seven (7) credit hours [of which one must be Academic Seminar ACSM 1110] in their first summer semester. Academic Seminar and developmental courses may count as part or all of these hours.
Home Schooled and Unaccredited or Unapproved High Schools
Individuals applying for admission to Franciscan University after completing home-schooling or graduating from unaccredited or unapproved high schools will be evaluated on the basis of qualifications outlined above.