CLASS College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Youngstown State University

Admissions Questions:

Please contact: Mary Beth DeLuco
Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (330) 941-3426

Academic Advisement Questions:

Please contact one of the advisors in:
Division of Academic Advising DeBartolo Hall, Room 121/122
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at (330) 941-3413


Book Voucher Issues:

Please contact: Lisa Schiavi

Office of Financial Aid at (330) 941-2372 in Meshel Hall

Admissions Criteria:

Freshman/Sophomore: 3.5 GPA & 28 ACT/1260 SAT & Engl 1550 placement
Junior/Senior: 3.3 GPA & 23 ACT/1070 SAT & Engl 1550 placement

Students interested in taking Calculus at YSU may do so if they have an ACT math subscore of 27 or higher / SAT math subscore of 610 or higher. If you do not meet this criteria you may take YSU’s Compass Math Placement exam, please contact the Comprehensive Testing Center at 330-941-1343.

Advisement for SB140/EAOP:

All SB140/EAOP students must meet with an academic advisor in the Division of Academic Advising, DeBartolo Hall, Room 121/122 before registering for courses.

Things to remember as you meet with your advisor:

  • You MUST have an updated educational plan signed by your guidance counselor. YSU’s advisors cannot approve any courses unless your guidance counselor has given clearance.
  • Freshman, sophomores, & juniors can only take one class per semester.
  • Seniors are allowed to take 1 to 13 semester hours per semester.
  • You cannot exceed the Carnegie units for your high school. This includes courses taken at the high school plus YSU Carnegie equivalencies.
  • SB140/EAOP students cannot get overrides for closed classes.
  • SB140 students cannot withdraw from courses after the 100% refund period.
  • You can only take courses from the Handbook of Selected Courses for Early Admissions Student (red booklet).

SB140/EAOP student are considered YSU students, but some restrictions apply due to the nature of the program.

  • *NEW* Students are responsible for paying the transportation fee each term if they are enrolled for at least 6sh
  • *NEW* Students should order a parking permit via the MyYSU Portal each semester they are enrolled (if you are enrolled in LESS than 6sh during the term you must pay $115.00; if you are enrolled 6sh or greater you do not have to pay an additional fee)
  • Students may use the Andrews Wellness & Recreation Center during the semester(s) they are enrolled subject to Andrews Wellness & Recreation Center policy.
  • Students may not be employed on-campus.
  • Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curriculuar activities at YSU but cannot participate in collegiate athletics, Greek Life, or study abroad.

SB140/EAOP students who plan to attend YSU after high-school graduation should apply using the YSU application provided by the advisors (not the online application). Please request an application in the Division of Academic Advising. Although SB140/EAOP students have attended classes at YSU they must register for and participate in YSU's orientation program EARLY-SOAR (held in March) or SOAR (held in June, July, & August). Students are encouraged to apply to YSU early and attend EARLY-SOAR in March.

SB140/EAOP students who plan to attend college at another University can request official transcripts from YSU's Records Office in Jones Hall, Room 1013.

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