When reviewing applications and making admission decisions, the Committee on Admission analyzes the following:

  • Quality and strength of high school curriculum
  • Grade point average
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Test scores from either the SAT or ACT
  • Application essay
  • Common Application School Report (guidance counselor recommendation)
  • Additional recommendations (optional)

Have a unique situation or circumstance? Please be sure to tell us about it either in person with a staff member or in writing as a part of your application.

The following high school curriculum is recommended:

  • English: Minimum of four units; four units recommended
  • Math (College Preparatory): Minimum of three units; four units recommended
  • Science (with labs preferred): Minimum of two units; three units recommended
  • Social Studies: Minimum of two units; four units recommended
  • Foreign Language: Minimum of two units; three units recommended
  • Academic Electives: Minimum of three units; three units recommended
  • Total Units: Minimum of 16; 21 recommended