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Application Checklist: Freshmen

  • Application Form: [online]: Complete and submit the online application.
  • Application Fee: [online] Send your $30 application fee by mail or pay online by credit card.
  • ACT/SAT Scores: Submit your SAT or ACT scores.
  • Transcripts: Request that high school transcripts be sent.
  • Church Leader Recommendation Form: [online][pdf] Complete the top portion of the Church Leader recommendation form, then give it to a church leader at the church you attend.

Application Details

  1. Application Form: [online] Be sure to complete all the application sections including the Personal History section. If a question does not apply to you, type N/A in the space provided. To respond to the question regarding our Doctrinal Statement, please refer to the link given beside the question.
  2. ACT/SAT Scores: Applicants must have test scores sent directly from the testing agency. Cedarville's ACT code is 3245 and our SAT code is 1151. Guidance counselors at traditional high schools may furnish test scores with/on the official transcript. Handwritten scores are not acceptable. The ACT writing section is recommended but is optional.Applicants out of high school for more than three months who have not taken standardized test scores are not required to do so. However, if the tests were taken while the applicant was in high school, scores are requested.
  3. High School Transcripts: Send an official high school transcript including three years of grades, credits earned, cumulative grade point average, and class rank (if available). The grading scale and school profile are also required (if available). Home schooled applicants should refer to the admissions requirements for additional information. A transcript request form has been provided for use by your guidance counselor or home school supervisor.NOTE: If you have taken dual enrollment courses at another college, please request official transcripts be sent to Cedarville University.
  4. Church Leader Recommendation: [online][pdf] A mature Christian adult leader from the church you attend who has had the opportunity to observe your spiritual life should complete this form. The person should have known you for at least six months and not be a relative.

Contact Information

Admissions Office
Cedarville University
251 N. Main St.
Cedarville, OH 45314

Phone Number: 1-800-CEDARVILLE
Fax Number: 937-766-7575

We encourage you to apply early and check the status of your application often. As the applicant, you are responsible to ensure that all necessary application documents have been sent and received in order to complete your application file for review. Once complete, the Admissions Committee will review all documents as presented. You should be notified within two weeks of the committee's decision. While most applicants are offered admission during the initial review, the committee may request additional information/follow-up if necessary for a final decision.