What Qualifies Students to be College Ready?

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

Standard South Carolina High School Diploma within the last 5 years with the following.

  • 3.0 or higher SC UGP GPA (weighted GPA)
  • Completion of required courses with “C” or better as shown in the below chart
    • Courses taken through the 2015-2016 academic year, C = 77 or higher
    • Courses taken the 2016-2017 academic year and later, C = 70 or higher

 

ENGLISH:
Completion of 4 high school English courses with “C” or better

READING NOT REQUIRED:
Completion of 4 high school English courses with “C” or better

MATH:

Completion of the following 4 high school math courses with “C” or better

  • Algebra I (to include Algebra I-A/Algebra I-B or Foundations in Algebra/Intermediate Algebra)
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • One of the following Math Courses (Algebra III, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability and Statistics)

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY:
Completion of ONE high school computer courses with a “C” or better AND Reading Not Required

ACT/SAT QUALIFYING SCORES

ACT:

  • English 19+
  • Reading 19+
  • Math 18+

SAT:

  • Evidence-Based Reading 480+
  • Writing 480+
  • Math 500+

CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE QUALIFYING PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT SCORES

Next-Generation ACCUPLACER Qualifying Scores:

  • Writing 250+
  • Reading 250+
  • Arithmetic 250-275
  • Computer Technology 23+
  • Reading 250+

ACCUPLACER Qualifying Scores:

  • Sentence Skills 71+
  • Reading 25+
  • Arithmetic 41-65
  • Computer Technology 23+
  • Reading 250+

Additional information you should know:

  • All eligible High School Diplomas and scores from the ACT, SAT, and Placement Assessment are good for 5 years.
  • Students can use a combination of qualifying scores and the High School Diploma if minimum requirements are met.
  • Students must take the Computer Technology Placement test if minimum requirements for the High School Diploma is not met.