What's Needed to Apply to College?
Use the table above to answer the 5 questions in the form below
|Trade or Technical College||2-year College||4-year Public or Private|
|Legal name, Birth date, Birthplace, Citizenship, Permanent Address, City, County, State, Zip code, Email, Phone, Emergency Contact||REQUIRED||REQUIRED||REQUIRED|
|Social Security, US Residency, or Visa Numbers||YES||YES||YES|
|Parent's Educational Background||YES||REQUIRED|
|High School from which you expect to graduate from||YES||REQUIRED||REQUIRED|
|Previous Dual Credit Courses||YES||YES|
|High School Extra Curricular Activities||YES||YES|
|High School Volunteer Work||YES||YES|
|High School Talents, Awards, and Honors||YES||YES|
|Intended Major or Area of Study||YES||YES||YES|
|TOEFL / IELTS scores for non-native English speaker or International students||YES||YES|
|Test Scores (SAT, ACT, or AP)||REQUIRED by Some|
|Essays||REQUIRED by Some|
|Letters of Recommendations (usually separate)||REQUIRED by Some|
|Application Fees||REQUIRED||WAIVERS AVAILABLE|
|Official High School Transcripts (usually separate)||REQUIRED||REQUIRED|
Most college applications request or require similar information.
Commonly requested information is included in the table below. YES indicates the information will be requested and a blank indicates that the information is not usually requested by that type of institution. Note, that some items are REQUIRED and not just requested. Once YOU have chosen a college, the application to that college will help you determine what is required.
Please note that the list does NOT necessarily included every single thing you will be asked.