Freshmen

Admission Requirements

Our students are from diverse backgrounds yet share common goals to further their education. Determining admission to IU East requires consideration for the following criteria and standards.

  1. High School Curriculum: Recent high school graduates from Indiana are expected to earn an Indiana Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors or Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma.
  2. Out-of-state students are expected to complete a minimum of 28 semesters of college prep courses that include:
    • 4 years of English
    • 3 years of Social Science (History, Government, Economics, Psychology, or Sociology)
    • 3 years of Math (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
    • 3 years of Lab Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics)
    • 4 years of additional college prep courses which include additional Math, Lab Science, Social Science, Computer Science, Foreign Language, or other college-prep courses
  3. Recent high school graduates should rank in the upper half of their graduating class.
  4. Students applying directly from high school are required to take the SAT or ACT. SAT or ACT scores may also be required for admission to a specific program. IU East school codes for reporting SAT and ACT scores to IU East are:
    • SAT - 1194
    • ACT - 1216
    • SAT or ACT scores should meet or exceed the Indiana median scores
    • The Writing portion of the ACT test is required
  5. Graduation from a commissioned Indiana high school or comparable out-of-state institution. We review applications from students with above average scores on the General Educational Development Test (GED).