Before You Apply
How to Apply
Students must have a grade point average of a B or better to be accepted into the program. This program is currently offered only at the Denton (Texas) campus.
- Students are encouraged to visit with a high school counselor regarding the forms and requirements concerning approved TWU courses.
- Students must complete and submit the following information:
- An application using the ApplyTexas application, found at http://www.applytexas.org/.
- A $50 non-refundable application fee (can be done online with ApplyTexas application or mail to TWU, Office of Admissions, attn: Director of Admissions, PO Box 425589, Denton, TX 76204-5589)
- TWU High School Advantage Signature Permission form. Student, parent, and principal/counselor signatures will certify permission for enrollment into the High School Advantage Program. Can also be obtained from high school counselor.
- A recent Official High School Transcript. The transcript should show the student's rank, GPA, completed courses, and applicable test results.
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Requirement
Eleventh and twelfth grade students must demonstrate college readiness by achieving the minimum passing standards under the provisions of TSI.
- An SAT combined score of 1070 or higher,
- if 500 or higher on Critical Reasoning, then exempt from THEA Reading/Writing
- if 500 Math, then exempt from THEA Math.
- An ACT composite score of 23 or higher,
- if 19 or higher on English, then exempt from THEA Reading/Writing Section.
- if 19 or higher on Math, then exempt from THEA Math Section.
- A TAKS score of 3 or higher on writing test; score of 2200 ELA; and 2200 Math (tenth grade TAKS scores are relevant to the courses being attempted).
- The student achieves a score of 107 on the PSAT/NMSQT with a minimum of 50 on the critical reading and/or mathematics test relevant to the courses to be attempted.
- The student achieves a composite score of 23 on the PLAN with a 19 or higher in the mathematics or English.
For schools and districts interested in partnering with TWU to develop a dual credit program, or if you are a high school teacher who has questions about teaching a dual credit course, please contact Dr. Barbara Lerner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 940.898.2739.
page last updated 12/5/2013 9:28 AM