Academic Requirements – Admissions


TFC requires all students who have attempted less than 12 college-level credits to take the Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) as part of the admissions process. Students should arrange to have scores sent directly from the testing agencies to the Office of Admissions at TFC. The college will also accept scores reported on official high school transcripts.

Students can find information on the SAT at The SAT school code for TFC is 5799. Students can find information on the ACT at The ACT school code for TFC is 0868.


TFC recommends that students complete the following high school course work in preparation for study at the college level:
  • 4 courses in English (Grammar, American Literature, World Literature, Advanced Composition)
  • 3 courses in Math (Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry)
  • 3 courses in Natural Science
  • 3 courses in Social Studies (US History, World History, Government)
  • 6 additional units in academic study

Students should select additional units from English, Math, Natural Science, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, Fine Arts, Physical Education, or Computer Technology.


TFC evaluates each student’s academic preparedness as part of the admissions file. The college requires each student to graduate from a high school program or to have verification of results of the General Educational Development test. Students are evaluated for admission based on a variety of factors including high school grade point average, SAT or ACT test scores, and references. In addition, the college reserves the right to request additional references, essays or personal interviews prior to making an admissions decision.