Online Admissions

Application Deadlines

For most programs, a completed application and all supporting materials must be received by:

  • August 1 for programs beginning in the fall
  • December 15 for programs beginning in the spring

Deadline exceptions:

Teacher certification and internship programs:

  • June 15 for the fall semester
  • November 15 for the spring semester

Counseling MS and Educational Leadership EdD:

  • May 1 for priority consideration, August 1 (final deadline) for the fall semester
  • October 1 for priority consideration, December 15 (final deadline) for the spring semester

Early applications are strongly encouraged as program space is limited.


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Undergraduate/First-Year

First-year applicants should submit the following:

  • An Application for Admission through our online application portal or through the Common Application
  • An official copy of all high school transcripts
  • Test optional*
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Dental Hygiene applicants: letters, preferably at least one from a math or science teacher, are highly encouraged, but not required.
    • All other applicants: letters are encouraged, but not required.
  • Personal Statement (Highly encouraged, but not required.)
  • The application fee will be waived for all students (graduate and undergraduate)

* SAT or ACT scores are optional except for a few specialized programs. Ask your counselor for more information.

Complete your application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before January 1 of your senior year to receive priority consideration for financial aid.


Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants should submit the following:

  • An Application for Admission. The University accepts both paper and electronic applications, as well as the Common Application.
  • Official college transcript(s) from all previous institutions of higher education attended.
  • Proof of high school graduation (official high school transcript or copy of high school diploma).
    • Not required for RN to BSN and BSN to MSN online applicants.
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • Not required for all programs; see program-specific requirements for details.
  • Personal Statement
    • Not required for all programs; see program-specific requirements for details.
  • The application fee will be waived for all students (graduate and undergraduate).

Complete your application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before January 1 to receive priority consideration for financial aid.


Graduate Applicants

Graduate applicants should submit the following:

  • An Application for Admission.
  • Official college transcript(s) from all previous institutions of higher education attended.
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • Not required for all programs; see program-specific requirements for details.
  • Personal Statement
    • Not required for all programs; see program-specific requirements for details.
  • The application fee will be waived for all students (graduate and undergraduate).

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