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We are excited that you have chosen to take the first step in the admissions process by applying to Lindsey Wilson College. Since there is no application deadline or fee, you can have the peace of mind to know that there is no obligation to you.

All prospective students must complete an application to start the admissions process. If you prefer to mail a hard copy to the Admissions Office you may print an application or request a paper copy by calling (800) 264-0138. Mail hard copy to: Admissions Office, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, Kentucky 42728.

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Please note: Students who have previously attended Lindsey Wilson College and desire to re-enter must complete a new application for admission and submit transcripts from all colleges and universities attended since leaving Lindsey Wilson. All applicants for readmission will be reviewed for academic, financial, and social standing by the Admissions Committee. The student may be asked to meet with the Admissions Committee before the decision is made.


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Traditional Freshman

Students may apply for admission at any time, but it is recommended that applications be filed as early as possible during the senior year in high school to maximize scholarship opportunities. Students applying for admission must submit the following:

  • A completed application for admission
  • An official high school transcript indicating graduation date or GED (General Education Development) test scores of 150 on each test and 600 on the entire test battery (all four parts combined)
  • The results of the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). These scores help ensure correct placement in courses. When completing standardized tests, please remember to list Lindsey Wilson College to receive your scores. Our codes are as follows:
      ACT: 1522
      SAT: 1409
    Lindsey Wilson College will accept official score reports sent directly from the testing organization or score reports appearing on official high school transcripts. Students taking the test late in the summer are required to submit scores prior to pre-registration for the second semester of enrollment.

Home-Schooled

Lindsey Wilson College welcomes and supports the enrollment of home-schooled students. In order to be considered for admission, a student must take the following steps:

  • A completed application for admission
  • Submit an official transcript of all coursework completed at the high school level
  • List the curriculum utilized as well as the texts used for each class
  • Submit the results of the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)
  • Our codes are as follows:
      ACT: 1522
      SAT: 1409

GED Graduate

GED Graduates must submit the following:

  • A completed application for admission
  • GED test scores with a minimum average standard score of 450 for the combined five tests with no score on any one test less than 410

Transfer Student

Lindsey Wilson College accepts academic credit from two-year and four-year colleges accredited by a regional accrediting commission. Candidates for admission as transfer students must submit the following (high school transcripts may be required for some transfer students):

  • A completed application for admission
  • An official transcript from all colleges and universities attended

The cumulative GPA of students transferring to Lindsey Wilson College will include hours attempted and quality points earned from all previously attended institutions. Students transferring with a 2.00 GPA or below will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

Transfer students placed on probation by their previous institution will be placed on warning or probation by Lindsey Wilson College. All students admitted on academic warning or probationary status will be given individualized plans that will specify how they are to achieve minimum acceptable academic progress within a specified time. Courses completed at the 1000-2000 level will transfer to Lindsey Wilson College as 1000-2000 level credits only. A maximum of 64 credit hours may be accepted from regionally accredited junior or community colleges. Additional credit hours will be accepted only when appropriate and when permission is given by the Academic Unit/Division Chair/Director or the Registrar's office.


Visiting Student

A student enrolled at another college may apply for admission to Lindsey Wilson College as a visiting student. Prior to acceptance, a visiting student must submit an official statement of approval from the academic dean or registrar of the institution in which he or she is currently enrolled.

Nontraditional Student

Nontraditional Students

For academic puporses, nontraditional students are typically students who:

  • Delay enrollment, i.e. who do not enter postsecondary education within a year or two of finishing high school
  • Work full time (35 hours per week) while enrolled
  • Are married
  • Have dependents other than a spouse (usually children but sometimes others)
  • Are single parents (either not married or married but separated and having dependents)
  • Are veterans of the US Armed Forces
    These students may apply for admission at any time, but it is recommended that applications be filed as early as possible to maximize scholarship opportunities. Students applying for admission must submit the following:
    • A completed application for admission
    • An official high school transcript indicating graduation date or GED (General Education Development) test score with a minimum average standard score of 450 for the combined five tests with no score on any one test less than 410

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International Students

International Students

Lindsey Wilson College welcomes applications from international students. International students who demonstrate a high level of English proficiency and a desire for an education will be considered for admission. International applicants must adhere to the following:

  • All international applications for admission to Lindsey Wilson College must be completed by the individual applying for the program. Friends or relatives may not act as intermediaries
  • Students must submit a high school transcript and/or a diploma reflecting their graduation date, class rank, and grade point average. The document must be translated into English
  • Students transferring from another college or university must submit all postsecondary education transcripts, including transcripts from language institutes. The transcripts must be translated into English

All international students must submit an affidavit of financial support from a bank or employer reflecting available funds for college expenses or other proof that financial obligations will be met. International students and students who have been out of high school one year or more and who are applying to undergraduate programs may have the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) requirement waived. Students without scores from either the ACT or SAT may be required to take a series of placement tests on campus. An acceptable level of English proficiency is required of all international students applying to undergraduate programs. One of the following methods may be used to demonstrate English proficiency:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 450 paper-based, 133 computer-based, or 45 iBT. The official test score must be sent to the Admissions Office
  • English is the student's native language
  • Michigan Placement Test Score of at least 60 and attendance of a summer-orientation program

International students applying to a graduate program must take and submit scores for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). The minimum acceptable score for the TOEFL is 550 for the paper-based test or a total score of 79 or above with section scores of 21 on writing and 19 on reading on the Internet-based test (iBT). The minimum acceptable composite score for the IELTS is 6.5.

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