You are a first-year beginner if you expect to graduate from high school during the current school year, have graduated from high school, or have earned a general education diploma and taken no more than twelve hours of college credit after high school graduation.
- Core 40 or Core 40 with Honors or Technical Honors (or 28 college preparatory high school courses for non-Indiana residents and those graduating prior to 2011)
- At least a 2.0 GPA
Scores from either the SAT or ACT are required for those applicants who graduated from high school within the past two years - or who completed a GED and are 19 years of age or younger. Students who have been out of high school for over two years and do not meet the minimum requirements listed for traditional students may be asked to arrange for an interview with an admissions counselor to demonstrate intention through maturity and experience.