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First-time Freshman – A High School Graduate or recipient of a High School Equivalency (such as HiSET or GED) who has never attended a prior institution of higher education, except as a dual-enrolled or collegiate student. 

You are required to provide:

  • Proof of Immunization

  • Selective Service (Males: 18-25) 

  • *Official High School Transcript or High School Equivalency 

  • Standardized Test Scores ( ACT, SAT, COMPASS, or Accuplacer) 

  • *Official College Transcripts (Only if student has prior dual enrollment credit) 


College credit will be awarded to students who earn appropriate scores on the ACT/SAT in English and Math. Credit will be awarded for ENGL 101 to students who meet the following minimum criteria for ACT or SAT scores earned in a single test: an ACT English score of 28 or above and an ACT Composite score of 25, or an SAT Verbal score of 630 plus a combined SAT Verbal and SAT Math total score of 1130.

Credit will be awarded for MATH 110 to students who achieve an ACT Math score of 26 or higher, or an SAT Math score of 600 or higher.

Credit is awarded only for official scores sent directly to Delta from the testing company.



*An OFFICIAL Transcript (High School or College) is either an electronic transcript sent through a secure and trusted source (not faxed) or an original transcript delivered in a sealed, unopened envelope to enrollment  services.