CAL Admissions Procedures & Requirements
Application Requirements for All Applicants
Admission is granted on the basis of satisfactory evidence that a student has the ability to succeed in The CAL. In keeping with the mission and vision of Cincinnati Christian University, the admission process seeks reliable confirmation of a student’s Christian character, academic preparation and social development.
Admissions policy and decisions are administered by the Adult Undergraduate Admissions Committee. A student’s admission to the University does not guarantee successful completion of any particular program of study.
All applicants must have basic computer proficiency including email and internet usage.
To be considered for admission, prospective students must be 25 years or older and complete the following tasks on or before the appropriate deadline:
Please note: The purpose of Accuplacer Assessment is to provide you with useful information about your academic skills in math, English, and reading. The results of the assessment, in conjunction with your academic background, goals and interests, are used by academic advisers and counselors to determine your course selection. Completion of this assessment is required for acceptance if you meet the above criteria. Student applying to Indiana sites should check with their admissions counselor for current process requirements.
Please Note: If college transcript(s) shows fewer than 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours of transferable credits, student must also submit an official high school transcript showing the conferred date.
Please Note: Students having earned a General Education Diploma (GED) may be considered for admission by submitting an official copy of the GED.
Submit a diploma and transcript from a recognized home-schooling association or a state diploma based on the GED.
Please note: International applicants must complete the above requirements and as a first step. For all other requirements, please see our International Student Application page for helpful information and guidance.
Transferring Credits From Another Institution
For information on transferring credits, please see the Transferring College Credit Policy page.
Students who have not been in attendance at the CAL for ten consecutive weeks may be eligible for re-admission. Students who have been previously enrolled in any CCU program may be eligible to apply for re-admission. The Re-admit Application must be completed and filed with the CAL Admissions office and all requested documents submitted for consideration. It is important to include the names of any academic institutions attended since enrollment at CCU. The request for readmission must be submitted thirty (30) days prior to the intended cohort start date.
Students will be considered for re-admission who:
Please note: Policies, requirements and procedures are subject to change without prior notice.