Conditional admittance may be offered to select freshman applicants who do not meet the minimum admission requirements but show potential for success
Applicants with lower cumulative GPAs, academic GPAs, class rank, and/or standardized test scores may be offered conditional admittance
Conditional admittance requires that students successfully complete FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS.
What is FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS?
FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS is an intensive, course designed to explore key knowledge, skills and attitudes that increase preparedness for the freshman academic experience. The FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS program will be held August 12-20, 2019.
Students arrive on campus before the start of the fall semester in order to take course work designed to build information literacy skills and effective learning strategies.
Students also complete preparatory assignments prior to the start of FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS classes and complete follow-up activities during their first year.
Students earn two elective credits by successfully completing all FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS requirements.
Benefits for FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS students
Exploration of qualities that correlate with success during the freshman year and beyond
Opportunity for self-assessment, goal-setting and planning for change
Regular meetings with student success coordinators
Tips for thriving in an environment that values and encourages academic excellence
Access to a personal research coach during the freshman year
Ability to move into the residence halls one week early
FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS Costs and Requirements
Attend the Foundations for Success program from August 12-20, 2019.
Fall full-time tuition charges include the tuition for the FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS course
Price of assigned textbooks and materials
All participants must submit a Food Serivce Contract. Note: You must use your Point Park email and password to access the contract.