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Entrance Requirements

Valley City State University uses the ACT (preferred), SAT, COMPASS, or PLAN scores for student dual credit placement into English 110 and Math 103. To view scores for admittance and other valuable information, click here.

Dual Credit

You have not graduated from high school and want to take courses from VCSU that will be applied to both high school and college requirements. VCSU will admit a limited number of sophomore through senior high school students with outstanding records into the Dual Credit program. You must have 3.25 cumulative GPA to be admitted. If applying online, use DC as the admit type. This means you will apply college courses to both HS and college requirements. Check with your counselor to see if your high school has a dual credit agreement with VCSU.

Early Entry

You have not graduated from high school and want to take courses from VCSU that will be applied to college credit only. VCSU will admit sophomore through senior high school students with outstanding records into our Early Entry program. You must have 3.25 cumulative GPA to be admitted. If applying online, use ERE as the admit type. This means you will be taking courses for college credit only.

At VCSU, you will be charged for tuition, fees and textbooks. That's it! No dorm room or food service bills, just a strong head-start on your future! Click here to access the Net Price Calculator.

A Complete Application Includes

  • Application for admission
  • A non-refundable fee of $35
  • Early Entry Registration Form
  • Official high school transcript showing progress toward completion of the College Preparatory Course Requirements

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