Because the SAT and ACT measure college readiness through different means and formats, we strongly encourage you to take each exam once during the spring of your junior year in high school. You are likely to prefer (and even to perform better) on one test over the other, which would allow you to focus on that test during the fall of your senior year. Except in rare cases, you should not take either test more than three times, as significant improvements on performance are unlikely at that point.
We pride ourselves with one of the lowest tuition rates in the country while still offering an outstanding value. Several forms of merit and need-based public and private financial aid are available including loans, grants, scholarships and work-study opportunities. Our numbers say it best; in the 2014-2015 year, 25,531 students received financial aid and $10,134 was the average financial aid package awarded . Specialized programs for veterans enrolled under the new . Bill are also available.