Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission to a U.S. university, you must meet certain minimum entry requirements. These include:

  • a secondary school diploma;
  • good GPA;
  • you must be at least 17 years of age;
  • many, but not all, colleges require international applicants to take an admissions test, usually the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT I) or the American College Testing (ACT) Assessment. Some may also require SAT II Subject Tests. http://www.collegeboard.org
  • if English is not your first language, you also need to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): http://www.toefl.org/