In accordance with the criteria adopted by Cheyney University for admissions, six general requirements have been identified:
- Grade-point average
- Strength of curriculum (3 years of Math; 4 years of English Language; 3 years of Sciences; 3 years of Social Studies, 2 years of foreign language recommended)
- Class rank
- SAT or ACT score
- High school profile
- Recommendations (optional)
Applicants must provide evidence of graduation or equivalent as determined by the Division of Professional Certification(GED).