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School Counselors

Your role as a school counselor is an important one, as you help your students make the important decision of where to attend college.

Admissions Standards

View our admission requirements, though please note we are fully test optional, including Nursing and Game Design and our application fee has been eliminated.

Visit Campus

There are many ways to experience campus, and our Visit page can tell you more about this. 

Priority Deadlines

Application Type

Application Due

Freshman Undergraduate

March 1st (Fall Semester)

November 1st (Spring Semester)

Transfer Student

April 15th (Fall Semester)

December 1st (Spring Semester)


December 1st

Game Design

December 1st (for scholarship consideration)

Merit Scholarship Consideration

February 1st

Please note: Standardized test scores (SATs/ACTs) are no longer needed to be considered for Merit Aid Scholarships.

Summer Bridge

The Summer Bridge Program is an opportunity for students who show the potential to succeed in college, but who did not meet the University’s minimum standards for admission.

Admission to the University is contingent upon the successful completion of the Summer Bridge Program.

More information on the Summer Bridge program is available on the Summer Bridge Program page.