Alternative Admission Information

You can be admitted as a member of our first-time entering fall freshman class after meeting the following criteria.

  1. You must meet all criteria contained in the regular admissions policy with the exception of the prescribed academic criteria and high school curricular requirements.
  2. You must demonstrate unusual talent or ability in an area such as art, drama, music, and the like.
  3. You must be educationally or economically handicapped and show promise of being able to succeed.

You may be asked for a personal interview when you apply for admission.  If the decision is made to grant you admission, you must complete any deficiencies within the first 24 semester hours.

If you are admitted and you have one or more curricular deficiencies, you will be provided the means to satisfy those deficiencies and you must successfully remove the course requirements within 24 hours attempted or not be allowed to re-enroll at NSU until successfully removed.

*Alternative Admission Percentage: The percentage of the previous year's first-time freshmen not required in that same year to meet the State Regents' curricular or high school performance criteria for admission. Percentages are subject to annual change. The alternative admission level was 8 percent in 1995-'96 and beyond.

For more information on Alternative Admission, please contact the Office of Admissions and Recruitment by calling 918-444-2200 or 1-800-722-9614.