Class of 2022 Guaranteed Admissions Program
Class of 2022: Opt-In for Guaranteed Admission before January 31, 2022
We are excited to announce a new opportunity for the Class of 2022 to have guaranteed admissions to one or more Washington public four-year colleges and universities through the Guaranteed Admissions Program.
What criteria must students meet to have guaranteed admissions?
If a student meets the criteria or is on track to meet the criteria below by high school graduation, they are guaranteed admission to the institution.
- Central Washington University (CWU): Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and completion of CADRs
- Eastern Washington University (EWU): Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and completion of CADRs
- Evergreen State College: Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and completion of CADRs
- Washington State University (WSU): Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or ranked in top 10% of high school class and completion of CADRs
- Western Washington University (WWU): Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and completion of CADRs
Students eligible for guaranteed admission 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.
How can students opt-in?
Seniors over the age of 18, or a senior’s parent or legal guardian can opt-in to participate in the Guaranteed Admissions Program. The Guaranteed Admissions Program opt-in form will be available to the class of 2022 families on Skyward Family Access January 12-31.
Do students still need to apply to the college or university?
Yes, students interested in attending must still complete an admissions application once notified of their guaranteed admissions status. Application fee waivers may be available by the college and universities.
What information will be released by participating?
Seniors over the age of 18, or a senior’s parent or legal guardian may can opt-in to participate in the Guaranteed Admissions Program. By choosing to opt in, the student's information listed below will be released to the participating institutions to determine eligibility.
- Student name
- Date of birth
- Mailing address
- Phone number
- Student KSD email
- Grade point average (GPA)
- Parent or guardian contact information (e.g., email, phone)
- Class ranking
- Race and ethnicity
- Free and reduced-price lunch eligibility
- Additional academic and demographic data as mutually approved by the Kent School District and institutions
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 Admissions Program, please contact CCR@kent.k12.wa.us.