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2015 Pathways Summer Admission Program

Pathways Summer Admission Program

First-semester freshman applicants who do not meet the admission requirements may become eligible for admission by enrolling in the Pathways Summer Admission Program. Students are required to enroll in the 2015 summer II term at SFA. Students will be required to enroll in 7 (seven) semester credit hours including SFA 101 and will be mailed a schedule by an academic advisor from the college in which they will major. The 2015 summer II semester begins on July 14th and ends on August 14th. Students who satisfactorily complete the program with an overall "C" (2.0) GPA and who do not have any grades of "F" will continue into the fall 2015 semester. NOTE: Students admitted to Pathways must complete the high school recommended or distinguished program. Students who complete the basic program must meet the following college readiness standards regarding the SAT or ACT scores:


Students wishing to attend the Pathways Summer Admission Program must complete the online contract. This contract must be returned to the Office of Admission, P.O. Box 13051, Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-3051 by May 11, 2015. Students must satisfy Texas Success Initiative testing requirements.

Academic Opportunity Program

The Academic Opportunity Program (AOP) is designed to identify first-semester freshman students who did not meet the admission requirements as a result of significant extenuating circumstance(s). The program is limited to a small number of students who provide adequate documentation with regard to their extenuating circumstance. Applications are available through the Office of Admissions.

The AOP Committee will review completed files on a continuing basis for fall semester starting in February. To be considered for the last review period, complete AOP files must be received by July 1. Students who wish to be considered for spring semester must submit a complete AOP application by November 1.

Transfer Option

First-semester freshmen not meeting admission requirements may attend an accredited community college or four-year university to gain admission to SFA for a future semester. Students who successfully complete at least 15 semester hours of transferable work after high school graduation with a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale will be eligible for admission to SFA. Applicants will need to reapply for admission to SFA for the desired semester and submit official college transcript(s).

Change in SAT/ACT Scores or Rank-In-Class

SFA will automatically review the admission files if students retake the SAT or ACT and request official scores to be sent to the university. In addition, if changes occur that improve the high school record, applicants should provide the Office of Admissions with an updated high school transcript. Students who submit additional SAT or ACT scores or submit an updated high school transcript will be notified if they meet the admission requirements.

SFA AC Partner Program

PARTNER is a transfer agreement program between Stephen F. Austin and Angelina College. Students who elect to participate in this invitation only program are eligible for admission to Stephen F. Austin University once the program requirements are met. The deadline for acceptance into the PARTNER program is July 1st, 2014. For more information e-mail Jennifer Baldauf, Angelina College 936-633-5289 or visit the PARTNER program website.

Office of Admissions
Box 13051
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3051
936-468-2504
admissions@sfasu.edu

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