• Kansas Board of Regents

    Kansas Qualified Admissions

    If you are a Kansas resident who will graduate from an accredited high school during the 2015-2016 academic year or later, you can guarantee admission to Fort Hays State University, Pittsburg State University,  Wichita State University, Emporia State University, and Kansas State University by completing the Qualified Admissions or Kansas Scholars curriculum and the following:

    • 2.0 GPA  in the Kansas Qualified Admissions curriculum  AND
    • ACT score of at least 21; OR
    • SAT score of at least 980; OR
    • Graduate in the top 1/3rd of your class

    University of Kansas requires completion of the Qualified Admissions or Kansas Scholars curriculum and the following:

    • 2.0+ GPA in the Kansas Qualified Admissions curriculum and
    • 3.0+ overall GPA and 24+ ACT (1090+ SAT) or
    • 3.25+ overall GPA and 21+ ACT (980+ SAT )
    • If applicable, achieve a 2.0 GPA or higher on any college credit taken in high school

     

    Subject Area

    Kansas Regents

    Qualified Admission Curriculum

    Kansas Scholars

    Curriculum

    Language Arts

    4 Credits

    1.0 credit each year (.5 credit may be speech)

    4 Credits

    Same as Qualified Admission Curriculum

    See column for your graduating year.

    Mathematics

    3 Credits*

    3 credits at or above

    Algebra 1 taken during 9th through 12th grades

    AND

    students must score a 22 in the Math on the ACT

    OR

    4 Credits*

    4 credits at or above Algebra 1 taken during 9th through 12th  grades with one taken in the graduating year.

    4 Credits

    1.0 Algebra 1*

    1.0 Geometry

    1.0 Algebra 2

    1.0 credit beyond Algebra 2

    *Algebra taken in the  8th grade is accepted.

    Science

    3 Credits

    1.0 Biology

    1.0 Chemistry or Physics

    1.0 Elective, except Astronomy

    3 Credits

    1.0 Biology

    1.0 Chemistry

    1.0 Physics

    A fourth year of science is recommended

    Social Studies

    3 Credits

    1.0 US History

    .5  US Government

    .5  World History or

       World  Geography

    1.0 Electives

    3 Credits

    1.0 US History

    .5 US Government

    .5 World History or World Geography

    1.0 Approved KS Scholars elective

    World Language

    NONE

    2 Credits

    (Same Language)

    Physical Education

    1 Credit

    .5 JROTC

    .5 activity class

    1 Credit

    .5 Health

    .5 activity class (JROTC)

    Fine Arts

    1 Credit

    1 Credit

    Financial Literacy

    .5 Credit

    Consumer & Personal Finance or Economics or

    Entrepreneurship

    .5 Credit

    Consumer & Personal Finance or Economics or Entrepreneurship

    Elective

    Credits

    8.5-9.5 Credits*

    3 credits from the following: English, Math, Natural Science, Social Science, Fine Arts, Computer/Information Systems, Foreign Language, Personal Finance, Speech, Debate, Forensics, Journalism, Career and Technical Education

    6.5 Credits