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New Applicant Scoring Process Used by the California Student Aid Commission.   

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Applications of nominees received by the California Student Aid Commission shall be scored in the following manner:

(a) For an applicant who has completed fewer than 30 semester units or 45 quarter units of college the score shall be computed using one of the following formulas:

Combined Math & Verbal

Overall high school score on Scholastic

Score = grade point average X 100 + Aptitude Test (SAT)

_______________

10,000

or

Composite

score on the American

College Test converted

Overall high school to an equivalent

Score = grade point average x 100 + SAT score

__________________

10,000

(b) For an applicant who has completed 30 or more semester units or 45 or more quarter units of college, the score shall be computed using one of the following formulas:

Combined Math & Verbal

Overall actual or score on Scholastic

Score = imputed college X 100 + Aptitude Test (SAT)

Overall high school to an equivalent

grade point average ----------------------------------

10,000

or

Composite

score on the American

College Test converted

Overall actual or to an equivalent

Score = imputed college X 100 + SAT score

grade point average ----------------------------------

10,000

In subsection (B) of this section, "imputed college grade point average" means a number provided by an institution when that institution does not calculate actual grade point averages. The institution shall submit documentation showing that the imputed college grade point average is statistically valid. An imputed college grade point average shall be used only when there is no actual college grade point average.

In this section "equivalent SAT score" means composite ACT score multiplied by 44.4444. An equivalent SAT score shall be computed only when there is no actual SAT score.

Grade point average shall be computed based on 4.0 as the maximum.

Authority cited:

Education Code 69741

Education Code 69742

References:

United States Code, Title 20, Section 1111d(b)

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34, Section 653.32(a).

(Amended by Register 88, No. 53.)