EP Frequently Asked Questions
Will a grade of EP satisfy the admission requirements for competitive undergraduate programs in the College of Health Professions (CHP)?
An EP may be granted in courses where an initial grade of D, C, B, or A was earned. Requirements that require a grade of “C” or higher will not automatically be satisfied by a grade of EP. Some programs in the CHP may accept an EP grade upon verification that the original grade met minimum grade requirements, however, not all programs will. Students may submit the EP Grade Information form to seek guidance form an academic advisor regarding the impact of an EP grade in specific courses.
Maybe. CHP programs conduct a holistic review of applicants. EP grades will not give a clear picture of applicants’ GPA or academic preparedness for the rigorous programs in CHP. Students who request an EP grade should be prepared to address those grades in the application processes, such as essay requirements, interviews, etc.
Students admitted to competitive programs should contact their faculty advisor to discuss the impact of an EP grade on eligibility to graduate and/or continue in their program.
An EP grade will satisfy the requirements for the Health Sciences major, as long as students meet minimum GPA requirements. Health Sciences students should submit the EP Grade Information form for assistance with questions about the impact of EP grades on graduation eligibility.
Please submit the EP Grade Information Form and an advisor will respond to your request.