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John Brown University - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

FIRST-TIME FRESHMEN � as a first-time freshman, the applicant must present a transcript showing graduation from high school or GED, and the score and percentile achieved on ACT or SAT. Home schooled students will be admitted using the same criteria. However, home schooled students seeking Federal Financial Aid will be required to submit an officially recognized high school diploma or equivalent. The applicant must have scored at or above 20 on the ACT or 950 on the SAT test and have a high school cumulative GPA at or above 2.5 (excluding any remedial course work)

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS � JBU admits international students who meet the general admission criteria and have demonstrated proficiency in English. Applicants from non-Engleish speaking countries must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as administered by the Educational Testing Service at the nearest examination center. The minimum score for admission is a total of 500, or 173 on the computer-based test. The language proficiency for Walton International Scholarship recipients is evaluated for admissions purposes by an alternative means as determined by the International Programs Office in consultation with the Department of Language Studies. In addition, the COMPASS examination will be given to place students in the appropriate level of English instruction.

International students musht also provide the following:
(1) Completed international application form. (2)Check or money order for a $100 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee. (3) Essay, written by the applicant, explaining the reasons for wanting to attend JBU. (4)Letter of recommendation from the following:(a) Principal (headmaster) of high school, (b) Dean of Students at previous university, (c) Pastor or church leader. (5) Official transcripts of academic records at secondary school or university. (6)For regular freshman status, an applicant must present an examination report of an internationally recognized, standardized test that will be evaluated by the International Admissions Office. (7) Immunization record including date of measles/rubella vaccination. (8) Official documents showing ability to pay college costs, or an Affidavit of Support completed by a US sponsor for $23,500.00 (one year's costs). (9) The International Programs Office is responsible for determining the overall "fit" of an applicant with the university. Academic, social and spiritual factors will be considered. It is helpful for the applicant to provide as much relevant information as possible to determine whether there is a good match between the applicant and JBU.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

TRANSFER STUDENT � To be admitted as a transfer student, the applicant must have been enrolled in college as a full-time student for at least one semester following high school graduation. Each college must send an official transcript directly to John Brown University. A high school transcript and standardized test scores may also be required. Transcripts for all transfer students are subject to academic review prior to acceptance. An overall college grade point average of at least 2.5 is required, and a grade of �C� or better is required in each course received for credit. Entering students having more than 24 semester hours transfer credit receive scholarship consideration on the basis of college credit.