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The Admissions Committee weighs a number of factors in making its decision for First Year Applicants. In addition to grade point average and standardized test scores, the strength of curriculum, class rank, and other achievements, as well as the essay, are considered.
Transfer applicants are considered to be students who have completed college-level coursework at an institution of higher education after receiving a high school diploma or a GED.
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