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Undergraduate Non-Degree - High School and GED Graduates

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West Chester, PA 19383

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Information for High School and GED Graduates

West Chester University welcomes the opportunity to work with high school graduates who have not had exposure to a college campus. We encourage students who have a high school degree or have completed the General Education Development (GED) tests to apply for non-degree status.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the Undergraduate Non-Degree Terms and Conditions, High School/GED candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum GPA/Test Score:
    • High School Graduates: Minimum GPA of 2.80
    • GED Graduates: Score of 150 on each GED test, equaling a combined score of 600
  • Possess necessary prerequisite coursework and/or demonstrate, prior to enrollment, minimum performance competencies required for the course

Required Supporting Documentation

Along with the Non-Degree Application, students must submit the following:

  • Unofficial/official transcript showing:
    • High School Graduates: Minimum GPA of 2.80
    • GED Graduates: Transcript showing a score of 150 on each test, equaling a combined score of 600
  • Proof that minimum performance competencies for the course have been met

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