Transfer Students

(Incoming 10th and 11th Graders) 

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: 3.8 (minimum)


High School Math Courses

Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. ALL COURSES successfully completed with A or B grade.


Next Generation AccuPlacer College Readiness Test:

Please note that there is a new version (“Next Generation”) of the AccuPlacer test. While minimum subtest scores required for admissions consideration are not yet determined, competitiveness of Accuplacer scores will be based on the new 200-300 point scale. The range for the WritePlacer is 1-8.


Required Next Generation AccuPlacer Test (minimum for admissions consideration):

Reading 280
Writing 280
Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS) 280
WritePlacer 4


The Admissions team does not encourage multiple retakes of the AccuPlacer. We will accept two score reports.

Accuplacer College Readiness Test: (minimum)
Reading Comprehension 100
Sentence Skills 100
Elementary Algebra 100
WritePlacer  4

Click here for an Accuplacer Study Resource

Click here to schedule an appointment for the Accuplacer 

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


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)


*An interview will be required by the Admissions Team. 



Last Modified 10/6/17