3.4 Admissions - History

Board Policies
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies

Policy History:

Date of Adoption: 01/18/95
Date of Implementation: 07/01/95
Date of Last Review: 10/17/18

Date and Subject of Amendments:

10/17/18 - The detailed policy language relating to the admission “process” was deleted from the policy, and will be added to System Procedure 3.4.1 Undergraduate Admissions. Language was added that addresses open admissions at colleges, various standards for universities depending on the program, and any additional admission requirements that are involved with academic or career programs.

07/20/11 - amended Part 2 to consider students for admission. Amended Part 3 to require a passing score on the Ability to Benefit Test for students who do not have a high school diploma or a GED. Amended Part 4, A2 to allow state universities to use the high school grade point average as an admission criterion when the class rank is not available.

04/19/06 - Policy title amended to "Undergraduate" Admissions. Part 1 amended to clarify Admissions definition, and an International Student definition was added. Part 3, number 3 was amended to refer back to Policy 3.3. Part 4, Subpart B was amended to clarify requirements for students transferring into a state university. Subpart D removes requirement annual exceptions report to the Board - requires documentation and records. Part 5 requires the Chancellor to develop a procedure and deletes Subparts A-H.

04/21/99 - Amended some language in definitions, also added Part 5, Subpart G to allow administrators to deny admission to students who have been suspended or expelled from other institutions for disciplinary reasons.