With the scarcity of SAT and ACT test sites during the pandemic, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is making a change to its policy. The University will not require standardized SAT and ACT scores in spring and fall 2021 for incoming freshmen and transfers with fewer than 30 credit hours to be considered for admission.

Todd Burrell, Director of Undergraduate Admissions at SIUE tells The Big Z for admission through fall 2021, students with a cumulative 2.6 high school grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale will be automatically admitted.

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In addition, SIUE will consider freshmen for merit scholarships and direct entry admission options based on grade point average or a standardized test score.

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