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.*
  • One academic letter of recommendation
  • A $25 non-refundable application fee.

* 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.