Regents OK Higher Admissions Standards For KU

By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Beginning in 2016, students wanting to study at the University of Kansas will have meet increased admission standards.

The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved the new standards. Admission standards will remain the same at the other five regents universities in Kansas.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports the new standards will require graduating high school students to complete a pre-college curriculum. They also will be required to have either a minimum 3.0 GPA and an ACT score of at least 24 or SAT of at least 1090, or a minimum 3.25 GPA and an ACT score of 21 or SAT of 980.

A committee will review applications from students who don't meet the criteria for possible exemptions.

Information from: Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World,

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