Undergraduate Students

Take the first step towards a healthy career.

Whether you're a first-time college student or transferring from another school, below are the steps for admission for General Studies at AHU. After you've been admitted for General Studies, you can then apply to a professional program.

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    Submit Application

    Apply online and pay a nonrefundable $20 application fee. Paperwork received without an application on file will not be processed.

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    Financial Aid

    During the admission process, please apply for financial aid by completing and submitting your FAFSA. Submit all financial aid requirements by the priority application date to ensure your award is processed in time to pay for classes.

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    GPA Requirements

    We require a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.70 (on a 4.00 scale) or passing GED scores (see below).

    Applicants with a GPA between 2.30 - 2.69 will be considered for probationary status.

    AdventHealth University does not admit international students on Probation status. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70 must be presented during admission review to be eligible to study at the University.

    Passing GED scores are identified as:

    • 1988 Series: a minimum score of 50 on each section of the test with a minimum total score of 250 to be considered for Regular admission status. Applicants with total scores of 225-249 will be considered for Probationary admission status.

    • 2002 Series: Applicants must present a minimum score of 410 on each section of the test with a minimum total score of 2500 to be considered for Regular admission status. Applicants with total scores of 2250-2499 will be considered for Probationary admission status.

    • 2014 Series: Applicants must present a minimum score of 150 on each section of the test with a minimum total score of 600 to be considered for Regular admission status. Applicants with total scores of 540-599 will be considered for Probationary admission status.

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    Official Transcripts

    AHU accepts official transcripts hand-delivered in a sealed envelope, electronically to Admissions@my.ahu.edu, or by mail to:

    AdventHealth University
    Attention: Office of Admissions
    671 Winyah Drive
    Orlando, FL 32803

    Official Transcripts – College or University

    • Must be received from all regionally accredited institutions attended
    • Required for students in high school who dual enrolled in college course
    • If less than 24 college-level credits from regionally accredited institutions, a high school transcript must be submitted

    Official Transcripts – High School

    • Applicants with 24 or more college-level credits from a regionally accredited college are exempt from submitting high school transcripts
    • Graduation with a standard diploma from a public high school or accredited private school
    • Dual enrolled students must submit transcript from college attended

    Official Transcripts – Homeschool

    • Notarized homeschool affidavit form required
    • Faxed or scanned copies are not accepted
    • Dual enrolled students must submit transcript from college attended
    • Transcript with credits and GPA must be submitted

    Official Transcripts - GED

    • Official scores are required Passing GED Scores (see "GPA Requirements")

    Official Transcripts – International Schools

    • International Transcripts: Must be evaluated and translated into English.
    • A GPA must be provided. Speak to your Enrollment Counselor about acceptable evaluation companies.

    Official Transcripts - CLEP/AP/IB

    • Only necessary for transfer of credit
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    ACT or SAT Scores

    ACT and SAT admission requirements will be waived for general studies admission cycles.

    Submit official ACT or SAT scores. Applicants with 24 or more college-level credits from a regionally accredited institution may be exempt from this requirement. ACT and SAT scores will be used to determine placement and advising.

    ACT (code: 4907)

    The composite ACT score is the average of each test score (English, mathematics, reading, science). Applicants scoring less 19 in any individual test score, will be denied admission.

    SAT (code: 3614):

    The minimum SAT is the combination of the Evidence Based Reading Writing and Math sections. Before March 2016: Applicants scoring less than a 910 on the SAT will not be granted admission. After March 2016: Applicants scoring less than a 990 on the SAT will not be granted admission.

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    English Proficiency

    Provide evidence of English language proficiency for those applicants for whom English is not their primary language or who have graduated from a non-English speaking school (see English Language Proficiency in the Academic Catalog).

Early Acceptance for High School Students

If you're completing your senior year of high school, we can consider you for Early Acceptance to the University.

In addition to the steps above, we'll need to see evidence of completion of at least the junior year from a high school recognized by that state's Department of Education. You'll need a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.70 on an official transcript.

Transferring Credits

Already have a few courses under your belt? We have some tools available to you to check if your existing credits match up with our requirements.

Registration Dates

Registration and other important dates are listed in our Academic Calendar.

Enrollment Counselors

We're here to help.

Our Enrollment counselors are available to help walk you through the entire process.

Contact an Enrollment Counselor