First Year Students
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Begin a college career at C-SC:
- Meet with an admission counselor.
- Check out our academic programs and the curriculum
- Visit the campus during one of our scheduled visit days or on a personally-tailored visit
- Learn more about financial aid, with an online scholarship calculator and a financial aid estimator
- Apply online
For more info, call 800-537-1883 or fill out an online inquiry card.
Once admitted, students are asked to attend a Registration and Orientation session to officially enroll at Culver-Stockton.
Minimum academic requirements:
- A composite ACT score of 18 or a combined SAT score of 940
- A signed parental transcript
- Either a transcript from a high school or college where courses were taken for credit or a GED/HiSET test score
- A portfolio of representative work
HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
Here's the Top 10 things you need to do in junior year:
- Talk with parents and friends about academic and career interests.
- Research careers by talking to a guidance counselor, searching online, and talking to someone in those fields.
- Find out what type of education is required for the field in which you are interested.
- Make a list of what's most important to you at college: Price, distance from home, public, private, size, location, activities, academic programs, athletics, etc.
- Look for colleges and universities that meet your criteria.
- Make sure to check out costs, financial aid and potential scholarships at each college.
- Start taking college entrance tests., such as ACT or SAT or both. Many students take them more than once to improve their scores.
- Meet with college representatives, they are experts about what their college can offer you.
- By second semester, start narrowing down the list of possible colleges.
- Visit campuses. That's the best way to get to know a college and whether it's right for you.
HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES
Things to think about:
- What do you like to do? What career might match those interests? What do you need to study to enter that field?
- Make yourself more "marketable." Take more challenging courses if you can, add extracurricular activities and take on some community service work.
- Visit with your guidance counselor and ask about taking practice entrance tests (like PLAN®).
- Start checking out colleges.
- Research scholarships, so you can make sure that to meet the criteria.