Incoming Freshmen

FAU High admissions selections are based on the competitiveness of Early and Regular Applicants, with acceptances offered to the most competitive candidates based on the following criteria:

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Recommended Criteria for Admissions Consideration

Un-weighted GPA: 3.6 (minimum)


High School Math Courses

Algebra I Honors successfully completed with A or B grade.

Completion of Geometry with grade of A or B is strongly recommended.


School Based Standardized Tests: (minimum)
FSA Reading Level 4
FSA Mathematics Level 4
Florida End of Course (EOC) Assessments Level 4

 Students without Florida Assessment Scores should submit other school based standardized test scores (e.g. Stanford 10, Iowa Test of Basic Skills, TerraNova)


Accuplacer College Readiness Test: (minimum)
Reading Comprehension 90
Sentence Skills 90
Elementary Algebra 90
WritePlacer   4

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A non-expired Photo ID is required of the test taker and must be presented prior to testing. You cannot take the test without proper identification. Acceptable forms include:
  • Current Driver's License
  • State Approved ID
  • Current Passport
  • Current Federal ID Card
  • Tribal ID Card


*At any point in this process, an interview may be required by the Admission Team 


Last Modified 11/9/16