Admission Requirements

Dunlap-Stone University Admission Requirements

DSU establishes admission criteria to ensure that students who enroll are capable of successfully completing and benefiting from the educational offerings. DSU admits students to its programs regardless of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age.
 
The first step in the admissions process is to create an account in the admissions portal. The portal will collect the required admissions materials based on your program of study.
 
DSU Admissions Portal
 
 
Undergraduate admissions include OPEN ENROLLMENT (single course for professional development), CERTIFICATE, and UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE programs.
 
While each program may have additional requirements, all undergraduate programs at DSU have the following general admission requirements:
 
 
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have high school diploma or equivalent, be proficient in reading and writing of the English language, complete enrollment agreement and application requirements. There is no application fee for non-degree programs.
 

Applications

Students must demonstrate they meet the general admissions requirements by completing an application.
 

Student Age

Student identity and age is verified as students are required to submit a copy of a government issued photo-ID as a part of their admissions process. DSU does not accept students under the age of 18.
 

Previous Education

Applicants who present a copy of their high school transcript or GED are unconditional applications. Applicants who self-certify on their application their graduation from a high school program are accepted on a conditional basis. Conditional acceptance requires the successful completion of at least 12 credit hours with a GPA of 2.0 or higher to continue in the program. Students who have been enrolled at other higher education institutions should submit official transcripts for review. Please see the section on Transfer Credit.
 

International Students

International students must demonstrate the foreign equivalency of a high school diploma has been completed. Please see the section on English language proficiency and the section on Foreign Transcript Evaluation.
 

Enrollment Agreements

Students must complete an enrollment agreement for each course in which they enroll. Enrollment takes place by the course and students are charged for each course individually.
While each program may have additional requirements, all graduate programs at DSU have the following minimum general admission requirements:
 
 
Students must be at least 18 years of age, have bachelor’s degree or equivalent (JD for the LLM program), be proficient in reading and writing of the English language, complete enrollment agreement and application requirements.
 

Application

Students enrolling in graduate programs must submit the graduate application for their program and the application fee.
 

Student Age

Student identity and age is verified as students are required to submit a copy of a government issued photo-ID as a part of their admissions process. DSU does not accept students under the age of 18.
 

Bachelor’s Degree Completion

Applicants must submit official copies of their transcripts documenting completion of a bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution or law school (LLM program). Conditional acceptance may be offered with unofficial transcripts if official transcripts are received before the completion of the first course in the program. Please note that graduate programs have prerequisite knowledge requirements, noted in program overviews.
 

International Students

International students must demonstrate the foreign equivalency of an undergraduate or law program has been completed. Please see the section on English language proficiency and the section on Foreign Transcript Evaluation.
 

Enrollment Agreements

Students must complete an enrollment agreement for each course in which they enroll. Enrollment takes place by the course and students are charged for each course individually.

Student Visas

DSU does not offer in-person courses, therefore it does not offer student visas.

 

English Language Proficiency

DSU courses are offered only in English. Prospective students whose native language is not English and who have not earned a degree from an appropriately accredited institution where English is the principal language of instruction must demonstrate college-level proficiency in English through one of the following for admission:
 
Undergraduate Programs: A high school diploma completed at an accredited/ recognized high school where instruction took place in English; or a minimum score of 58 on the paper Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT) or a 62 on the internet-based test (TOEFL iBT); 6.0 on the International English Language Test (IELTS); 44 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report; 95 on the Duolingo English Test; or 53 on the 4-skill Michigan English Test (MET), or 650/LP on the Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English (ECCE), or 650/LP on the Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE).
 
Graduate Programs: A transcript indicating at least 30 semester credit hours with an average 2.0 or higher GPA at an appropriately accredited institution or international equivalent where the language of instruction was English; or a minimum total score of 60 on the paper-delivered Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), or 71 on the Internet Based Test (iBT); 6.5 on the International English Language Test (IELTS); 50 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report; 100 on the Duolingo English Test; or 55 on the 4-skill Michigan English Test (MET), or 650/LP on the Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English (ECCE), or 650/LP on the Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE).
 

Foreign Transcript Evaluation

Transcripts not in English must be evaluated by an appropriate third party and translated into English or evaluated by a trained transcript evaluator fluent in the language on the transcript. In this case, the evaluator must have expertise in the educational practices of the country of origin and include an English translation of the review. A list of appropriate transcript evaluation services is here.

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