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Lower Division Admission Requirements

Admission in good standing

To be admitted to the lower division in good standing, beginning freshmen and transfer applicants (with less than 24 credit hours) must meet the following requirements:

  • To be admitted to the Lower Division in good standing, beginning freshmen and transfer applicants with less than 24 hours must meet the following requirements:

    - Graduation from an accredited high school with a grade point average of 2.8 or higher, have a GED, or equivalent by petition (for example, home school education).

    - Completion of the pre-college curriculum

    - Composite ACT score of not less than 21.

 

Admission in conditional standing

Students who meet the following criteria may be admitted in conditional standing:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school with a grade point average of 2.8 or higher, have a GED, or equivalent by petition (for example, home school education)
  • Completion of the pre-college curriculum
  • Composite ACT score of 20

Students in conditional standing become students in good standing if their university GPA is 2.8 or above after completion of their first semester.  The university grade point average (GPA) is based on all college-level undergraduate courses taken at the University of Louisville.  Students will be placed on warning if after completion of their first semester their university GPA is less than 2.8.

Undergraduate lower division students on academic probation are notified that their achievement is below expectations and are subject to course and/or credit hour limitations, specified course registration requirements, or other intrusive advising interventions as deemed appropriate by their enrollment unit.

UofL lower division Dental Hygiene freshmen students:

An applicant must:

 

Students in the Dental Hygiene program may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens during lab and clinical experience while enrolled. The School of Dentistry complies with OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards and CDC guidelines for infection control to provide a safe environment for students, patients, faculty, and staff. The confidentiality of information pertaining to the health status of individuals is strictly maintained.

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