- Take a Qualifying Exam (ACT or SAT). The applicant will need at least a 22 English and a 23 Math on the ACT, or a minimum score of 550 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and 570 Math. Interested applicants must submit qualifying test scores to the EEP office by May 1st. **Please report all qualifying scores to the university as well as directly to the EEP office. To report scores to the university please use code 4399 for the SAT and for the ACT use code 0320**
- Interview with the EEP Director. This meeting will enable information to be shared, assessments to be completed, and questions to be answered. Some students may be invited to complete a summer term of classes as part of the mutual assessment period at the completion of this interview session.
- Attend the Orientation. This information meeting is typically held in May and is designed to allow all applicants to interact with regular EEP students, program staff, parents and, when available, EEP alumni.
- Complete your application packet. Your completed application packet must be submitted by the stated deadline (s) date (s) or before; the deadline dates for all applicant materials will be provided. The application packet is not released until after the first three steps have been completed.
- Participate in the Honors Academy. Students participate in a 6-week Honors Academy program during the summer. Students will also be expected to perform to a satisfactory level on all assignment(s) and assessment(s)* and attend all required assessment meetings
- EEP Admissions Offer and the Student’s Decision. If the student is invited to join EEP, the decision to enter college early should be made by the student. Some qualified students may wish to have a traditional high school experience, and that decision should be respected.
*Student assessments will include but are not limited to: academic achievement, motivation to succeed, maturity, social compatibility, responsive-ness to direction and overall commitment to accelerated studies. In addition, the student's "need for acceleration”, often measured in reference to their traditional school environment and experiences, is assessed