You're a first-time freshman applicant if you have never enrolled in a college or university after receiving a high school diploma. If you received college credit while attending high school, you're also considered a freshman.
High School Requirements
For non-engineering programs, Capitol looks for students who have:
at least a 2.2 grade point average
an SAT score of at least 800 or an ACT score of 17
three years of math, including plane geometry and algebra II
two years of science
two years of social science
For engineering programs, we look for:
at least a 2.8 grade point average
an SAT score of at least 900, with at least a 500 in math or an ACT score of 19
a fourth year of math (to prepare for college calculus)
a third year of science.
Engineering applicants who do not meet the above criteria, but meet the general admissions criteria will be accepted into an engineering technology program for their freshman year. After successful completion of the freshman year, students may transfer into the engineering program with academic dean approval.