Admission Requirements

New Student

If you have never attended a college or university, you are considered a New Student. New students need to follow the below criteria:

  • Complete an Allen University Application (Traditional Application Link)
  • Submit your Official High School Transcript or GED Test Scores
  • 2.0 Grade Point Average or Higher
  • SAT or ACT score, if applying for Scholarship(s)
  • Completed FAFSA School Code: 003417

Transfer Student

If you have attended another college and are transferring to Allen University:

  • Complete University Application and check off as a Transfer Student
  • 2.0 Grade Point Average or Higher
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Completed FAFSA School Code: 003417

In addition, you must submit an Official High School Transcript or GED Test Scores if you currently have fewer than 30 credit hours at your college/university last attended. Submit course descriptions for all classes in which you received a grade of “C” or higher. Please see your current school’s course catalog and copy and paste the information to a Word Document file to include your name, major and school(s) attended. Transcripts will be evaluated to determine the number of your credit hours that can be accepted and transferred into Allen University.

Adult Education

For adults seeking a bachelor’s or taking enrichment classes, you must do the following:

  • Complete an Allen University Application
  • Submit your Official High School Transcript or GED Test Scores
  • 2.0 Grade Point Average or Higher
  • SAT or ACT score, if applying for Scholarship(s)
  • Completed FAFSA School Code: 003417

International Student

International students who are attending Allen under a student visa from a country outside the United States:

  • Complete Allen University International Application (International Student Application Link)
  • To have coursework taken at foreign universities considered for transfer credit an external evaluation must be obtained. We recommend WES (World Education Services, Inc.), but any evaluator certified by the NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) is acceptable. The International Student Coordinator can supply you with forms from WES, or you can visit their website at www.wes.org.
  • Submit official transcripts (high school and/or college), photocopies will not be accepted. Only official copies will be accepted, or a school official can e-mail your information directly to an Admissions staff member. All transcripts must have an official seal on them (Ex. WAEC Results). We cannot accept faxed official transcripts.
  • You will also need: Copy of your Passport and 2 Letters of Recommendation (not to be completed by relatives).
  • If you are accepted, you will need to submit a current and official copy of your sponsor’s bank statement. It’s the responsibility of the student to locate financial resources to cover expenses while in the United States. The statement from your financial institution must verify the amount in US dollars to be used for your educational purposes. A student will need a minimum of $21,000 (in US dollars) per year. The bank statement must be current and up-to-date.
  • Submit $3,000 (Money order, Bank Transfer or Cashier’s Check) before arrival.
  • Tuition is $19,500 with ½ of that due by July 15, 2017
  • The balance must be paid no later than 2 weeks after classes have begun.
  • Other Requirements: Copy of Immigration documents (Visa, Passport, I-20, Permanent Resident Card).
  • Transferring International Students must complete an I-20 Transfer-In Form once they have received their acceptance letter.

Fall Semester

First portion of your tuition must be paid by July 15th and the remaining balance is due two weeks after school starts. If your tuition is not paid, your courses will be dropped and SEVIS will be updated effectively immediately regarding your enrollment status.

Spring Semester

First installment is due by November 30th and the second installment is due two weeks after school starts. If your tuition is not paid, your courses will be dropped and SEVIS will be updated effectively immediately regarding your enrollment status.

Summer School

First installment deadline is April 15th and the second installment is due two weeks after classes begin. If your tuition is not paid, your courses will be dropped and SEVIS will be updated effectively immediately regarding your enrollment status.