First Time Freshman Admission

Louisiana High School Graduates:
Meet the following criteria for REGULAR Admission:                    
1. Complete Regents' Core Curriculum (19 units) 
2.  AND Earn Minimum 2.35 Cumulative High School GPA
3.  AND 18 or Higher ACT English Subscore (450 SAT) AND 19 or Higher ACT Math Subscore (460 SAT)
4.  AND High School Core GPA 2.00 or 20 ACT (940 SAT)

Meet the following criteria for CONDITIONAL Admission to the NSU PILOT PROGRAM:
The Louisiana Board of Regents approved a pilot program at NSU effective with the fall 2014 semester. Students admitted thru the Pilot Program are admitted CONDITIONALLY.                    
1.  Complete Regents' Core Curriculum (19 units) 
2.  AND Earn Minimum 2.35 Cumulative High School GPA
3.  AND Achieve one of the following criteria:
     18 or higher ACT English subscore (450 SAT) AND
     17 or higher ACT Math subscore (420 SAT, 28 COMPASS Algebra
                OR
     19 or higher ACT Math subscore (460 SAT) AND
     16 or higher ACT English subscore (400 SAT, 53 COMPASS Writing)
4.  AND High School Core GPA 2.00 or 20 ACT (940 SAT)

Out of State High Schools, Non-State Approved High Schools, or Home School Programs:
Meet one of the In-State criteria above OR one of the criteria below:
Less than 19 units, but at least 17 units of the Regents' Core Curriculum
AND Minimum 2.35 Cumulative High School GPA
AND 18 or higher ACT English subscore (450 SAT) AND 19 or higher ACT Math subscore (420 SAT)
OR
ACT 23+ (1050 SAT)
AND 18 or higher ACT English subscore (450 SAT) AND 19 or higher ACT Math subscore (460 SAT)
Please be advised if you have ever attended another college or university, either while in high school or after graduation from high school - you are required to disclose this information to NSU. Failure to disclose past attendance at any post-secondary institution can result in denial of admission and student disciplinary actions.