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Schools That Do Not Use SAT or ACT Scores for Admitting Substantial Numbers of Students Into Bachelor Degree Programs
Current as of Autumn 2008
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This list includes colleges and universities that deemphasize the use
of standardized tests by making admissions decisions about substantial
numbers of applicants who recently graduated from U.S. high schools
without using the SAT or ACT.
As the internal school listing notes indicate, some schools exempt
students who meet grade-point average or class rank criteria while
others require SAT or ACT scores but use them only for placement
purposes or to conduct research studies. Please check with the school's
admissions office to learn more about specific admissions requirements,
particularly for international or non-traditional students.
Sources: The College Board College Handbook 2005,
42nd Edition, US News and World Report America's Best Colleges 2007 and
web site, college and university internet sites, news reports, email
and telephone interviews.
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