USA Entry Requirements

These are minimum general requirements only. Please refer to the relevant programme pages for essential subject requirements and grade ranges. Advanced entry is only possible where qualification aligns with programme.

Qualifications and grades


High School Graduation Diploma completed with a G.P.A of 2.7 plus one of the following:

  • ACT Composite score of 24 minimum 
  • SAT(post March 2016) – score of 1000 minimum
  • SAT (pre March 2016) – score of 1500 minimum
  • AP’s - Generally we are looking for 2 Advanced Placements at minimum grade 3
  • 2 SAT Subject Tests at a minimum score of 500
  • For some programmes across our academic schools, we will require ACT or SAT combined with AP’s or SAT subject tests at higher grades or in specific subjects

Postgraduate Taught

Bachelor's degree (GPA 2.7)

English language requirements

To study at the University you may also need to provide evidence of your English language ability. Find out about the University’s English language requirements.

INTO GCU offers a range of pathways which provide access to postgraduate and undergraduate programmes at the University. If you do not meet the University’s standard entry requirements, please contact INTO GCU to find out more about how they can help you access your chosen GCU programme.

Entry requirements for certain programmes may differ from those shown above. For further information on entry requirements, please contact us at