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First-Year Admission Requirements

If you are currently enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school, please apply as a first-year student.


Admissions Requirements

  • You must be enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school. If you are a homeschooled student, please review the homeschool requirements.
  • SAT/ACT scores will not be required for students applying for Fall 2023, Fall/Spring 2024 or Spring 2025 admission. Students who choose not to submit test scores will not be disadvantaged and will remain eligible for merit scholarships. Read the full details surrounding this update.
  • Although not a requirement for admission, the best way to academically prepare for college is to take a college preparatory curriculum, including four years of English, science, social studies, and mathematics (through geometry and intermediate algebra), and a minimum of three years of a foreign language.

Application Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript
  • Senior year grade report
  • SAT/ACT scores will not be required for students applying for Fall 2023, Fall/Spring 2024 or Spring 2025 admission. Students who choose not to submit test scores will not be disadvantaged and will remain eligible for merit scholarships. Read the full details surrounding this update.
  • Secondary school counselor evaluation
  • Two academic recommendations
  • Early Decision agreement (if you are applying ED)

Review our  college-specific requirements for any additional items for the college to which you are applying.

Applying for a  Discovery Program? You will indicate this on the Common Application. Due to visa application requirements, students applying to a Discovery Program for the fall 2023 semester must be at least 18 years of age by July 1, 2023. Once you submit your Common Application you will receive an email with the required Discovery Program Application Supplement.