Before you apply, visit to familiarize yourself with the application steps, admission review process and admission profiles. Be sure to download and complete the proper Application Worksheet before you begin the online Admission Application.

Once you have prepared, apply as a:

Freshman applicant if you have not previously attended any college, university and/or proprietary school within or outside the United States since graduating from high school or secondary school..

Transfer applicant if you have attended any college, university and/or proprietary school since graduating from high school/secondary school. This applies whether or not you are seeking transfer credit and/or changing a program of study.

Online Application

Fall 2017 Admission
The Fall 2017 Admission Application is now closed. However, some colleges are still reviewing new applications for the Fall semester via the Direct Admission Process.

Spring 2018 Admission
The Spring 2018 Admission Application is now available.

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Freshman Admission Application Tutorial

Transfer Admission Application Tutorial

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