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Application Checklist: Change to Degree status

  • Application Form: [online]: Complete and submit the online application.
  • ACT/SAT Scores: Submit your SAT or ACT scores if you have not done so with your previous application.
  • TOEFL/IELTS (internationals only): Non-native English speakers must take either the TOEFL or IELTS tests.
  • Transcripts: Request that updated high school and/or college transcripts be sent if required.
  • Christian Leader Reference Form: [online | pdf] Complete the top portion of the Christian Leader Reference 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. If a question does not apply to you, type N/A in the space provided.
  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. TOEFL/IELTS Scores: At least one of these scores is required of all international applicants. Only the SAT and ACT can be used for university merit-based scholarships. Non-native English speakers must take either the TOEFL or IELTS tests
  4. 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.
  5. College Transcripts: Request official transcripts from all colleges attended even if no credit was earned or grades received. These should be sent directly from the institution attended to Cedarville.
  6. Christian Leader Reference: [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

University Admissions
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.