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High School Equivalency Diploma (GED, HiSET, TASC)

First-time freshman who did not graduate from high school and have a high school equivalency diploma.

Freshmen Admissions Requirements

Your admission decision will be evaluated based on your Equivalency test and SAT/ACT Test scores. Tarleton State University accepts equivalency scores from GED, HiSET, and TASC.

Equivalency Test Score Requirements

TestScore Requirement
GED, before January 201455 average score, and no subscore less than 50
GED, January 2014 and after170 average score, and no subscore less than 160
HiSET15 score on each exam section, 4 Essay score
TASC560 Math, 580 Reading, 560 and 6 on Essay

SAT & ACT Test Score Requirements

TestScore Requirement
Old SAT950
New SAT1030
ACT20

Old SAT total consists of Critical Reading (Verbal) + Math only. New SAT total (March 2016 forward) consists of Evidence Based Reading and Writing + Math. The writing component can be submitted but it is not required.

Applicants not meeting requirements for guaranteed admission may be reviewed on an individual basis.

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