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Qualifying graduates from the Diocese of Allentown high schools guaranteed admission to Immaculata University

The Diocese of Allentown and Immaculata University have entered into an agreement that will guarantee admission to Immaculata for qualifying students that graduate from diocesan high schools, according to a news release Thursday.The agreement was made to recognize the academic accomplishments of students from the diocesan schools. Immaculata will provide a minimum of $9,000 academic merit scholarship for qualifying students.“We are very excited to work with the Diocese of Allentown on this important initiative. Our goal has been and continues to be one of offering a quality education at an affordable price,” said Barbara Lettiere ’72, president of Immaculata University in the release.The guaranteed admission program and the merit scholarship are effective for students entering in fall 2020. Students must be admitted as full-time, first-time students with a GPA of at least 2.5, combined SAT score of 990 and satisfy other application requirements. The merit scholarship, worth $9,000, is renewable for three additional consecutive years of full-time status and maintenance of minimum GPA. Diocesan students who earn a higher GPA and SAT score may qualify for a higher based merit scholarship. In addition to this merit scholarship, all Catholic high school students will receive a Catholic School Grant for $2,000 renewable for three additional consecutive years of full-time status.Immaculata University, established in 1920 and guided by the servant leadership tradition of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, is in Chester County. The university offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs and is home to 23 NCAA athletic teams.
Source: Morningcall

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