Class of 2023 Guaranteed & Automatic Admissions Program
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Class of 2023: Opt-In for Guaranteed Admission & Automatic Admission before March 17, 2023.
We are excited to announce two opportunities for the class of 2023 to facilitate admissions into colleges and universities through the Guaranteed Admissions Program and the Automatic Admissions Program.
What criteria must students meet to have guaranteed and automatic admissions?
If a class of 2023 student meets the criteria or is on track to meet the criteria below by high school graduation, they are guaranteed admission to the institution.
Class of 2023 students eligible for guaranteed and/or automatic admissions will be notified by the institution directly if a student or a student’s parent or legal guardian has opted the student in to participate in the program.
Guaranteed Admissions Program
Central Washington University (CWU), Eastern Washington University (EWU), Evergreen State College, Washington State University (WSU), Western Washington University (WWU)
- Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and completion of CADRs.
Automatic Admissions Program
Pacific Lutheran University (PLU)
- Student must have a 3.3 GPA and completion of 2nd year Algebra or equivalent.
How can students opt-in?
Class of 2023 students over the age of 18, or a parent or legal guardian for students under 18, can opt-in to participate in the Guaranteed and Automatic Admissions Programs. The opt-in form will be available to class of 2023 families on Skyward Family Access from February 14 – March 17, 2023.
Do students still need to apply to the college or university?
Students interested in attending an institution that is part of the Guaranteed Admissions Program must still complete an admissions application once notified of their admissions status. Application fee waivers may be available from the college and university.
Students interested in attending Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) as part of the Automatic Admissions Program will complete an acceptance form. An admissions application is not required for the Automatic Admissions Program.
What information will be released by participating?
Class of 2023 students over the age of 18, or a parent or legal guardian for students under 18, can opt-in to participate in the Guaranteed and Automatic Admissions Programs. By choosing to opt in, the student's information listed below will be released to the participating institutions to determine eligibility.
- School CEEB code
- Student name
- Date of birth
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA)
- CADR completion
- Grade level
- Mailing address
- Student KSD email
- Parent or guardian email(s)
*Transcripts will be sent to PLU only
What are CADRs?
College Academic Distribution Requirements (CADRs) are minimum course requirements for college admissions. Most students meet these requirements through high school coursework, which is generally completed in grades 9 through 12. Typically, students earn one credit by completing one full academic year of coursework.
- English: 4 credits
- Mathematics: 3 credits*
- Social studies: 3 credits
- Science: 3 credits*
- World languages: 2 credits
- Fine, visual, or performing arts: 1 credit
*Please visit the Washington Student Achievement Council website for more information on meeting these CADRs through high school coursework.
Who do I contact for assistance?
For more information or questions about the Guaranteed & Automatic Admissions Program please contact CCR@kent.k12.wa.us.