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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirement Information 

If you are a motivated student who knows Christ personally and wants to grow academically and spiritually, we encourage you to apply for admission to Cedarville University! Start your application now. We are excited to get to know you.

New: Test-optional Admissions
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. For more information, visit the Test Optional FAQs page.

 FreshmanTransferCollege NowInternationalReadmissionNon DegreePost-baccalaureate
Evidence of Personal Relationship with Jesus ChristRequired Required Required Required Required Required Required
High School TranscriptRequired Required Required Required n/a Most recent transcript required n/a
ACT, SAT, or CLT TestNot required n/a Not requiredNot required ( in most circumstances) n/a n/a n/a
Christian Leader RecommendationRequired Required Required Required Required Required Required
College TranscriptNot required for admission decision but requested if candidate has earned college credit while in secondary school. Required n/a Required if Transfer Student Required if applicant enrolled in other post-secondary institution Most recent transcript required Required
TOEFL or IELTS or English3*n/a n/a n/a Student must demonstrate English Proficiency through one of these test, or via other means
n/a n/a n/a

*Minimum TOEFL score of 80 and IELTS score of 6.5.

Note: View specific credentials that may be needed to enter your desired program as well as proficiency requirements that guide our course scheduling and advising process. Please contact your undergraduate admissions counselor if you have any questions.