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Admission Requirements

College Now is open to highly qualified students in grades 7–12 who present a clear testimony of personal faith in Jesus Christ and evidence a consistent Christian lifestyle. Students who reside in Ohio and plan to participate in College Credit Plus must also apply for admission to College Now.

Admission Requirements for College Now and College Credit Plus

  • Evidence of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A consistent Christian lifestyle as confirmed by a church leader
  • A 3.0 weighted, cumulative grade point average in college-preparatory course work through the end of the most recent term prior to enrollment
  • ACT or SAT test scores - Due to limited availability of standardized testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedarville will not require a standardized test score as a requirement for admission for students entering any term through spring 2023.

College Now and College Credit Plus students are subject to the same standards of academic and social conduct, community covenant, and University policies as other Cedarville University students.

Online, or distance education, programs are governed by state higher education regulations. Cedarville University is permitted to deliver online programs in every state and is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).


Please email or call Cedarville University Admissions at 1-800-CEDARVILLE (233-2784) for more information.