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Basic Admission Standards 2010-2011

First Time Students


• At least a 2.0 high school GPA and an ACT* composite score of 18
or
• At least a 3.0 high school GPA, regardless of ACT* composite score
Transfer Students
• Less than 27 hours: high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores, official college transcript(s)
• 27 or more hours: official college transcript(s) and ACT/SAT scores

GED Students
• At least a score 410 in all areas
• At least score a composite of 2250

Required Curricular Units


For regular undergraduate admission students must successfully complete the following core high school units:

English - - - - - - - - Four units (including courses in grammar, composition, and literature)


Social Studies - - - - Three units (including U.S. history)
Mathematics - - - - - Four units (three units must be algebra I and higher)
Science - - - - - - - - Three units (all courses to be college preparatory lab science,
- - - - - - - - - - - - preferably including units from biology, chemistry, and physics)
Arts - - - - - - - - - - One unit
Foreign Language - - Two units (two courses of the same foreign language)

Curricular Deficiencies
In some instances, Glenville State College may waive the core unit requirement for a student seeking admission. Any student who has not completed a required course(s)
must complete commensurate college coursework in the deficiency area(s) no later than the academic term in which sixty hours are completed (sophomore year).

Note: The above are minimum standards for regular admission to Glenville State College. Standards for entry into certain academic programs may be higher. Glenville
State College may conditionally admit some students who do not meet the basic admission standards. Conditionally admitted students will be enrolled in a two-year
program until regular admissions standards are met.
ACT Writing Exam
Completion of the optional writing component of the ACT* exam is not a requirement for regular baccalaureate admission.
*SAT scores may be substituted for ACT composite scores. SAT scores will be converted to ACT equivalents.

To be fully admitted, the student must submit an application along with an official
high school transcript with printed graduation date or official GED scores, and ACT/SAT
scores. To be fully enrolled, a student must meet the requirements to be fully admitted and
submit a copy of immunization records and proof of Selective Service Registration
(if applicable) by midterm of their first semester at Glenville State College.

Checklist For Full Enrollment:


x Official High School Transcript x Official Transcripts From Each College Attended
x Official GED Scores x Final High School Transcript (with graduation date)
x Immunization Records x Official ACT or SAT Scores
Financial Aid Information 2010-2011
Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov beginning on January 1 and before March
1 for West Virginia Promise Scholarship eligibility and best processing. For applications or more information about the
WV Promise Scholarship and other state programs visit www.cfwv.com. The FAFSA deadline for the WV Higher Education
Grant is April 15. FAFSA’s submitted later will be processed for federal financial aid.

Typical awards are based on high school grade point average of 3.5
Students with GED scores of 50/2500 are also considered for scholarships
Apply for admission and submit transcript and test scores by February 1 for best consideration

Typical Scholarship Amounts SAT to ACT Conversion


(based on ACT composite scores) (math and verbal scores added together)

27+ $2,000 - $2,100 SAT Score ACT Equivalent


26 $1,800 - $1,900 1220+ 27+
25 $1,600 - $1,700 1180-1220 26
24 $1,400 - $1,500 1140-1180 25
23 $1,200 - $1,300 1110-1140 24
22 $1,000 - $1,100 1070-1110 23
21 $ 800 - $1,000 1030-1070 22
20 $ 600 - $ 800 990-1030 21
950-990 20
910-950 19
870-910 18
A score of less than 20 on the ACT can be reviewed If you have taken the SAT, those scores can be used
based on other criteria and availability of funds. for awards. The scores are converted to the ACT scale.

Helpful Hints
Apply online for outside scholarships at websites such as www.fastweb.org and look for applications in your high school
counselor’s office.
Some financial aid can be processed for part-time students. Students need to contact the financial aid office for details.
Most high schools have financial aid nights. Students and their family should attend to get up-to-date information about the
financial aid application process.

When thinking about standardized testing, consider taking both the SAT and the ACT. They cover different topics and you
may do better on one versus the other.

Glenville State College Contacts & Codes


Admissions Financial Aid Codes

1-800-924-2010 (304) 462-4103 ACT – 4522


(304) 462-4128 (304) 462-4407 (fax) SAT – 5254
admissions@glenville.edu Financial Aid – 003813