Essay, Letter of Recommendation and SAT/ACT
The Office of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment takes a holistic approach to application evaluation. Below is an explanation of the documentation required to complete your application.
A 500-word essay must be submitted along with the online application. Suggested essay topics can be found within the online application.
Letter of Recommendation
Freshman applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher or a counselor. The letter of recommendation must be submitted along with the online application. Only incoming freshman are required to submit a letter of recommendation. Transfer students are not required to submit a letter of recommendation. Transfer students may enter firstname.lastname@example.org into the recommendation field in order to submit the application.
International students may elect to take either the SAT or ACT if they wish to be considered for an honors scholarship through the Clara I. Adams Honors College. Scholarships are only offered for the fall term. Scholarships are not available for spring, winter or summer terms. Along with meeting test score requirements, applicants must also meet high school GPA requirements. A high school GPA will be calculated based on submitted academic records.