Student Criteria

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Student Criteria:

  1. 10th - 12th grade students must have an ACT composite score of 19 or better (see ACT test information below) and a GPA of 2.0 or better.
    • Along with a composite score of 19 or better,  ACT sub-scores must meet the requirements of 19 or better for Math, 18 or better for English, and 19 or better for Reading.

  2. 9th grade students must have an ACT score or take the ChattState Accuplacer.

  3. Students must be entering their freshmen, sophomore, junior, or senior year in high school.

  4. 10th - 12th grade students must be on track for graduation

Am I Eligible?

An ACT composite score of 19 or better and a 2.0 GPA or better is required for admission to the Chattanooga State Collegiate High program for students grades 10-12.
- 19 or better for Math
- 18 or better for English
- 19 or better for Reading

Attend High School at Chattanooga State!

Students at Collegiate High have full access to the Chattanooga State campus, including clubs, organizations, intramural sports, and student government. Also, students have an opportunity to participate in the UTC marching band program, Chattanooga State Symphonic Band, and Concert Choir.

Still Not Convinced? Here Are More Advantages

  • Earn high school and college credit simultaneously

  • Earn an Associate Degree while completing a high school diploma

  • Engineering/Technology programs available

  • Schedule flexibility

  • Availability of college support services including mentoring, counseling, learning tutoring clubs

  • Accessibility to state-of-the art computer labs

  • Small teacher/student ratio

  • Explore a variety of careers and opportunities

  • Enjoy learning on a college campus


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