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Admission Process

How do I apply to Culver-Stockton College?

There are two ways:

  1. Apply online
  2. Download an application

Is there a special application for international students?
No. You just need to apply with using either the freshman student application or transfer student application.

Is there an application fee?
No.

What are the deadlines for applying to Culver-Stockton College?
It is recommended that international students apply prior to April 1 to begin in the Fall (August) term. For students interested in beginning in the Spring (January) term, it is recommended that students apply prior to November 1.

Is the TOEFL required?
Students are required to be proficient in English. If English is not considered your first language, a minimum TOEFL score is required. Minimum TOEFL scores required for admission must be higher than 550 (paper-based), or 79 (internet-based). Additional information regarding the TOEFL, including how to register for the test, is available online at this address: www.toefl.com.

The TOEFL will be waived if you meet the following requirements:

  • Prior to review for admission, applicants coming from English speaking countries are required to take the ACT/SAT test.
  • Currently reside in the United States for at least one semester
  • Have received a diploma from an American high school

What is Culver-Stockton College’s School Code for the TOEFL?
The school code is 6123.

What items are needed for international students application for admission?
Prospective students from outside of the United States who wish to enroll at Culver-Stockton College need to submit the following items to begin the application process:

  1. Completed an Application for Admission
  2. Official Transcripts and ACT/SAT Score
    • First year students- must submit transcripts from your high school, secondary school or equivalent
    • A minimum ACT score of 18 or SAT score of 860 (Critical Reading and Math)
  3. * WES and ECE charge a fee for transcript evaluation.

  4. English Language Proficiency including one of the following:
    1. English as your first language
    2. * A minimum TOEFL score
    3. Current residency in the United States for at least 1 semester
    4. A diploma from an American high school
    5. ** A minimum Society for Testing English Proficiency (STEP) Eiken score

      * Minimum TOEFL scores required for admission must be higher than 550 (paper-based) or79 (internet-based).

      Additional information regarding the TOEFL, including how to register for the test, is available online.

    ** Minimum STEP Eiken requirement for admission must be higher than Grade 2A. Additional information regarding the STEP Eiken, including how to register for the test, is available online.

  5. Financial Documentation
    The Confidential Statement of Finance must be downloaded, completed and returned with all required financial documents. Financial documents are usually certified statements from a bank or other financial institution that prove you or your sponsor(s) can cover all educational expenses for the first year of enrollment. Notarized letters of support from financial sponsor(s) are required if your sponsor is not one of your parents.

  6. Additional items that may enhance your application include:
    • Letters of recommendation from a teacher (or school administrator)
    • Personal essay or writing sample
- See more at: http://www.culver.edu/international/applying.asp#sthash.trdWTH4f.dpuf

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Transcripts/GED Scores: A copy of an official transcript or GED score is required and may be mailed to the Admission Office
, One College Hill, Canton, MO 63435.

ACT/SAT Scores: A copy is required. C-SC's code is 2290 for ACT and 6123 for SAT.

High School Course Recommendations: Applicants are recommended to complete four years of English, three years of math and social science (including history and government), two years of a foreign language and science (including one year of lab).

Letters/Essays: Applicants may submit letters of recommendation from a teacher (or school administrator), a personal essay or writing sample.

Fine Arts: Music and theatre majors must schedule an on-campus audition prior to being accepted into the program and art and design majors must present a portfolio for review.

Students seeking admission into one of the music, theatre or art and design majors must meet additional requirements.  Music and theatre majors will need to schedule an on-campus audition before being accepted into the program.  Students majoring in art and design must present a portfolio for review. - See more at: http://www.culver.edu/admissions/admissions-requirements.asp#sthash.iNAv8Y5f.dpuf

Nursing Students: The nursing program is offered in partnership with the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, and students must meet additional requirements as described in the standards of Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing.

Part-Time Students: Taking less than 12 hours a semester designates a student as part-time.

Transfer Students: An official copy of a transcript is required from all prior institutions, including community/junior colleges. 

Re-admission: Re-admission applicants are students that have attended Culver-Stockton College in the past and wish to re-apply for admission. Students who have attended another institution since attending Culver-Stockton College, will need to send an official transcript.

If you have taken courses at another institution since attending Culver-Stockton College, you will need to send an official copy of your transcript. - See more at: http://www.culver.edu/admissions/howtoapply/reapps.asp#sthash.wet2338Y.dpuf

International Students

Apply: Prior to April 1 to begin in the fall (August) term. Prior to Nov. 1 to begin spring (January) term.

English Language Proficiency

English Proficiency: Students are required to be proficient in English. Either with a minimum TOEFL score higher than 550 (paper-based), or 79 (internet-based) required. The school's TOEFL code is 6123. Or, a Society for Testing English Proficiency (STEP) Eiken minimum score higher than Grade 2A. For more info or to register, go to www.toefl.com or stepeiken.org.

  • higher than Grade 2A. Additional information regarding the STEP Eiken, including how to register for the test, is available online.

  • - See more at: http://www.culver.edu/international/applying.asp#sthash.HGHQIS0G.dpuf

The English Proficiency score will be waived for English speaking applicants that have taken the ACT or SAT, currently reside in the United States for at least one semester, or have received a diploma from an American high school.

Requirements: Must have taken the ACT or SAT test with a minimum of 18 and 860 respectively.

Transfer: Transcripts must be submitted from a college or university outside the United States if applicable, using World Education Services Inc. (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE). A fee will be charged by the service provider.

Financial Documentation: The Confidential Statement of Finance must be downloaded, completed and returned with all required financial documents. Financial documents are usually certified statements from a bank or other financial institution that prove you or your sponsor(s) can cover all educational expenses for the first year of enrollment. Notarized letters of support from financial sponsor(s) are required if your sponsor is not one of your parents.

*Please note that some academic majors may have additional requirements that can be found in the Culver-Stockton academic catalog.

If you have taken courses at another institution since attending Culver-Stockton College, you will need to send an official copy of your transcript. - See more at: http://www.culver.edu/admissions/howtoapply/reapps.asp#sthash.wet2338Y.dpuf

There are different requirements for admission to Culver-Stockton College based on what type of applicant you apply as. Please choose from the following application type to view the requirements.

First-Year Process
Freshman applicants are students that will be attending college for the first time.

Transfer Process
Transfer applicants are students that have attended college at an institution other than Culver-Stockton College.

International Process
International applicants are students that are not citizens of the United States and wish to study at Culver-Stockton College.

Re-admission Process
Re-admission applicants are students that have attended Culver-Stockton College in the past and wish to re-apply for admission.

Part-time Process
Part-time applicants are students that wish to take classes on a part-time (less than 12 hours a semester) basis.

- See more at: http://www.culver.edu/admissions/howtoapply/#sthash.hQcMMlxa.dpuf