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Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants should have an earned GPA of 2.0 in a college preparatory curriculum or better (2.5 GPA minimum GPA for consideration for nursing, vet tech, vet science, pre-vet, and equine studies/basic sciences applicants). Complete applications must include:

  • A completed application for admission.
  • An official copy of the secondary school transcript, sent directly to Becker College. Students who have received a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) must forward an official score report. Freshman admission is contingent upon the applicant’s final graduation from high school or successful completion of the GED. Applicants will need to have a final transcript submitted to Becker College following the release of final grades.
  • SAT I or ACT scores. The Becker College CEEB code is 3079.
  • Optional letter of recommendation, which attests to the applicant’s individual qualifications. Becker College recognizes that all students are individuals and will consider each applicant’s personal strengths and achievements. Any other supporting materials that are submitted will be considered.
  • Optional essay on any topic, approximately 250-500 words in length.
  • Applicants whose GPA falls below a 2.0 or whose curriculum was not entirely college preparatory will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Criminal Background Policy: CORI Policy and SORI Policy 

The College’s initial application for admission includes questions relating to past disciplinary violations at educational institutions as well as felony/misdemeanor infractions.  Students who answer “yes” to any of these questions may be required to submit additional information as part of the application process.  Some convictions and disciplinary violations may impact admission, licensure, clinical placements and/or program requirements.  The applicant is responsible for understanding the impact this could have on his/her future goals.

Post-Decision Review 

If selected for admission to the College, all students are expected to maintain an equal or superior level of academic achievement and behavior throughout the remainder of the year.  The College reserves the right to rescind offers of acceptance if a) the final academic record is significantly lower than the record at the time admission was granted; b) information is misrepresented on the application; or c) misconduct.

Deferral Policy 

Deferral requests by deposited students after May 1st will not be granted.  Students wishing to attend for a future semester will forfeit their deposit and must reapply for admission.  Submitted deposits are only valid for the original semester for which they were accepted, not future semesters.

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