First-Year Students

We do not require specific high school course credits for general admission. However, all applicants should have earned a high school diploma or the equivalent. Adequate preparation typically includes:

  • English: Four years
  • Social Studies: Three years
  • Mathematics: Three years
  • Science: Two years
  • College Preparatory Electives: Four years

General Admission

Minimum Admission Requirements:

  • Cumulative High School GPA: 2.50
  • SAT or ACT score of at least:
    • New SAT (Evidence Based Reading and Writing + Math): 1000
    • Old SAT (Critical Reading + Math): 920
    • ACT Composite: 19

For information pertaining to conditional requirements, please inquire at admissions@chaminade.edu.

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Application Checklist

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • High School Transcript(s)
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores
  • 2-3 paragraph personal statement

School of Nursing Admission

Minimum Admission Requirements:

  • Cumulative High School GPA: 2.75
  • SAT or ACT score of at least:
    • New SAT (Evidence Based Reading and Writing + Math): 1030
    • Old SAT (Critical Reading + Math): 950
    • ACT Composite: 20

Must complete the following courses:

  • Chemistry: One year of high school chemistry (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better.
  • Biology: Completion of high school biology (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better
  • Algebra II: Completion of algebra II (or equivalent) with a grade of C or better.
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Application Checklist

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript(s)
  • Official SAT or ACT Test Scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Nursing essay (250 word count minimum, see personal statement form for required topics)