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K.U. does away with ACT, SAT admission requirements

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – The University of Kansas is doing away with the requirement that incoming freshmen take a standardized test like the ACT or SAT to be admitted.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that new standards approved this past week by the Kansas Board of Regents are scheduled to be in place for the freshman class that begins in the spring 2022 semester.

The change allows any student with a 3.25 high school GPA to be admitted without taking the ACT or SAT.

Under the old rules, freshmen had been required to take either the ACT or SAT, or else seek relief from a special review panel that could waive the requirement

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