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The EAGER admission process allows outstanding high school students, or college students with fewer than 25 semester hours of academic credit, to request admission to Allen College.  If the EAGER applicant is admitted, enrollment is guaranteed for a specified term.  All admission criteria must be maintained, including satisfactory completion of all required general education coursework prior to beginning Allen College.

Allen College uses a holistic admission review.  The process balances academic achievement, work experience, extra-curricular involvement, leadership, community service, diversity, as well as, other applicable life experiences.

  • EAGER applicants must meet at least two of the following three criteria: 
    • ACT composite score of 25 or above or another equivalent standardized college entrance test score.
    • Minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • High school rank in the upper 20% of their graduating class, or have taken the General Education  Developmental test (GED) with composite  score of 57 or above
  • Recommended high school curriculum:
    • English-8 semesters (2 semesters in Composition)
    • Math-6 semesters (2 semesters in Algebra)
    • Science-6 semesters (2 semesters in Biology, 2 semesters in Chemistry)
    • Social Sciences-6 semesters

Please note: Meeting academic admission criteria does not guarantee admission into the program.

       Bachelor of Health Science Degree:

Transfer student applicants must:

  1. Submit official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  2. Complete a minimum of 25 semester hours of college credit to be considered for admission.
  3. Complete, at the minimum, 72 semester hours of credit accepted by Allen College prior to matriculation at Allen College.  Students may complete elective courses while enrolled in the MLS program as a part-time student.
  4. Have, at minimum, a cumulative 2.7 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in the following courses:  

English Comp
Oral Communication
Sociology
Psychology
A & P*
Chemistry*
Organic Chemistry*
Biology*
Microbiology*
College Math*

* Denotes courses that are considered in the grade point average of students holding a Baccalaureate degree.  All transferable courses must be completed with a grade of C- or above.

5.   Submit Written Reference
6.   Submit signed Essential Functions form

Admission is competitive.  Completion of these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

MLS: Degree Advancement Option (DAO) Student

MLS-DAO student applicants must:

  1. Submit official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  2. Complete a minimum of 25 semester hours of college credit to be considered for admission.
  3. Completed all required general education courses accepted by Allen College prior to matriculation at Allen College.
  4. Have, at minimum, a cumulative 2.7 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in the following courses:  

English Comp
Oral Communication
Sociology
Psychology
A & P*
Chemistry*
Organic Chemistry*
Biology*
Microbiology*
College Math*

* Denotes courses that are considered in the grade point average of students holding a Baccalaureate degree.  All transferable courses must be completed with a grade of C- or above.

       5.   Submit Written Reference
       6.   Submit signed Essential Functions form

Admission is competitive.  Completion of these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

 
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