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Admission on Academic Caution or Probation

POLICY DEVELOPMENT

Policy Name:Admission on Academic Caution or Probation

Issuing Office:

Resident Admissions

Policy Author:

Senate Committee on Academic and Admissions Standards

Contributing Offices:

Resident Admissions, Resident Verification

Affected Parties:

All undergraduate students

Location where Existing Policy can be Viewed:

Liberty University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

Complete Wording of New or Revised Policy:

Liberty University’s minimum unweighted Grade Point Average (GPA) is 2.00 on a 4.00 scale, however, meeting this minimum standard does not guarantee acceptance. All transcripts are converted to a 4.00 scale. Applicants who fail to meet the minimum required GPA will be evaluated on other indicators of ability to perform satisfactorily at the college level and may be admitted on Academic Caution or Probation.  All students accepted on Academic Caution or Probation status will be limited to 12-14 semester hours of coursework including:

MENT 100 – Foundations for Academic Success or
CLST 101 – College Learning Strategies

These courses are designed to help students develop reading and study strategies necessary for success in college. 

Policy Rationale:

To inform prospective students of the Academic Caution and Academic Probation admission status and related requirements. 

SACS Criteria:

  3.4.3

Other Regulatory Criteria:


Definition of Glossary Terms:


Policy Keywords:

Transcript, high school, college, GPA, GED, homeschool, academic caution, academic probation, MENT 100, CLST 101, minimum GPA

Implementation Description:


PROCEDURES FOR IMPLEMENTATION AND REVIEW

Policy Administrators:


Policy Review Cycle:

3 years

Procedures:


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Exceptions:


Other Policy Link Locations:

https://www.liberty.edu/index.cfm?PID=28846