OLOL College

Freshman/First Time Applicant

Anyone who wishes to be considered for admission to OLOL College is encouraged to apply. OLOL College will consider for admission the total high school record: rigor of courses completed, grades, test scores, educational objectives, school leadership, and experiences in and out of the classroom. Admission is based on a review of the high school record and official standardized test scores. The minimum requirements for consideration are a 2.5 high school grade point average or a GED score of 500 or a minimum score of 60 on the HISET and an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 950. A student entering Our Lady of the Lake College as a freshman must have completed the basic TOPS Core Curriculum with a minimum 2.5 GPA computed on core courses only.



  • English I, II, II, IV


  • Algebra I, Algebra II, and one additional unit consisting of courses such as geometry, trigonometry, advanced mathematics, or calculus

Category 3 NATURAL SCIENCES (3 units)

  • Biology, chemistry and one additional from the following: earth science, physical science, environmental science, biology II, chemistry II, or physics

Category 4 SOCIAL STUDIES (3 units)

  • One unit in American history; one unit in world history, world geography or history of western civilization; and one unit consisting of courses such as civics, free enterprise, economics, sociology, psychology or American government

Category 5 FOREIGN LANGUAGES (2 units)

  • Two units in a single language

Category 6 COMPUTER STUDIES (1/2 unit)

  • Computer science, computer literacy, data processing, or business computer applications

Category 7 ADDITIONAL COURSES (2 units)

  • One additional unit in math or science. One additional unit from 1-6 above and/or certain courses in the visual and performing arts.

An applicant who otherwise qualifies for admission, but has an ACT composite score below 20, will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the Admissions Office and may be admitted provisionally. Students admitted provisionally may register for no more than thirteen (13) credit hours [of which one must be Academic Seminar ACSM 1110] in their first regular semester; or no more than seven (7) credit hours [of which one must be Academic Seminar ACSM 1110] in their first summer semester. Academic Seminar and developmental courses may count as part or all of these hours.

Home Schooled and Unaccredited or Unapproved High Schools

Individuals applying for admission to OLOL College after completing home-schooling or graduating from unaccredited or unapproved high schools will be evaluated on the basis of qualifications outlined above.

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