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Admission Status What does my admission mean?

Tentative Admission

Applicants who have not submitted a final transcript are tentatively admitted to Lewis-Clark State College.

To be fully admitted, you must submit your official transcript at the end of your final school year.

In order to find out more about what to submit, you can check your application status. For more information on Tentative Admission, visit the LCSC Catalog.

Provisional Admission

For incoming Freshman, applicants who do not qualify for regular admission are provisionally admitted based on meeting one of the following criteria:

1. Proof of high school graduation with less than a 2.0 cumulative GPA or completion of a GED with a standard score of 600 (500 on a 2002-2013 test or 50 prior to 2002).

2. A miminum ACT composite of 14 or SAT combined score (critical reading & math) of 560 or RSAT score (evidence-based reading & writing and math) of 620, or

3. Did not sucessfully complete the Idaho Admission Standard Core, or

4. Deserves special consideration by the institution, e.g., disadvantaged or minority students, delayed entry students, returning veterans, or talented students wishing to enter college early.

How to be fully admitted:

A student seeking provisional admissions must take at least two testing indicators that will allow the institution to assess competency and placement, one of which must be the ACT or SAT. ACT or SAT scores must be submitted prior to enrollment.

If provisionally admitted, the student is subject to the institutional academic standing policies, excepting that the student with provisional standing may change to regular admission status upon successful completion of 14 bacccalaureate-level credits (12 of which must be in general education courses at LCSC) while maintaining a 2.0 GPA. Regular admission status must be attained within three registration periods or the student will be moved to non-degree seeking status, limited to 11 credits and not be eligible for financial aid; subject to Petition Committee appeal procedures.

*You may also be tentatively admitted, so check your application status to see what's left to submit.

To learn more about Conditional Admission, visit the LCSC Catalog.


Probational Admission

For transfer students or returning students, applicants who do not qualify for regular admission per our admission standards or based on academic standing from previous schooling are probationally admitted*.

  • To remain a full-time student, you will need to attain a 2.0 GPA in all college courses at LCSC**. 

*You may also be tentatively admitted, so check your application status to see what's left to submit.

**Failure to do so will result in academic suspension.

To learn more about Probational Admission, visit the LCSC Catalog.