First-year college applicants should submit the following to our Admissions Office. If you need assistance, contact us at

First-year student checklist

  • A completed application¬†or the Common Application.
  • A brief essay so we can learn more about your background (200-400 words).
  • All official high school and/or college transcripts.*
  • Your ACT/SAT scores.
  • A $25 non-refundable application fee.

If you feel your ACT or SAT scores do not represent your abilities, then please do one of the following:

  • Schedule an on campus interview with an admissions counselor
  • Submit a graded essay with notes
  • Provide an academic letter of recommendation.

* An official transcript is one that is sent directly to the college from another institution and bears the official seal of the school and/or the signature of an official.