College Entrance Requirements
Admission requirements can vary and particular colleges may have additional requirements with regard to college-prep courses, examination requirements, and the general application process. Therefore, it is ESSENTIAL that students go to the websites of the colleges they plan to apply to and become familiar with the entrance requirements of each institution.
COLORADO Colleges and Universities
- If you want to attend a four-year public college or university in Colorado, you should consider the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) requirements as a MINIMUM.
- Even if you don't plan to attend a Colorado college, we strongly recommend that you meet the CCHE requirements. Refer to this comparison of BVSD and CCHE graduation requirements.
- IMPORTANT: check with the college you are applying to and find out their minimum academic requirements for admission.
OUT-OF-STATE Colleges and Universities
Some notable examples of colleges with additional requirements are:
- University of California: one yearlong course of visual and performing arts in the area of dance, drama/theater, music or visual arts. UC admission requirements
- University of Arizona: One unit of fine arts or any combination of two semesters of high school fine arts and four years of math University of Arizona admission requirements
- University of Texas: one semester of speech (consult your counselor for FHS equivalents) State of Texas admission requirements
INTERNATIONAL Colleges and Universities
- United Kingdom: The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is a central organization in the U.K. through which applications are processed for entry to universities and colleges.