Undergraduate Program Admissions Requirements
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
Students must provide an official high school transcript verifying graduation and date graduated or proof of completion of GED and date completed.
Application for Admission
Apply online. Applications submitted with incomplete information may delay or impede the admissions process. Applicants may apply as either regular (undergraduate major) or special (undergraduate non-degree) and may enroll as either full-time or part-time.
*Students interested in the B.A. in Religious Studies should refer to the specific requirements for those programs.
Non-Refundable Application Fee of $50.00
This fee, payable by money order, cash, or major credit card, does not apply toward tuition. The application for admission will not be processed without the required fee.
250-300 Word Essay On "What goal is most important for you to achieve in the next ten years? Describe how education can help you achieve this goal."
A short writing sample is required as part of the admissions process. Be prepared to attach your writing sample to your electronic application for admission.
Students who have previous college credit in a Written Communication course are exempt from the writing essay component of the application. Students must submit an unofficial copy of their college transcript with their application for verification of this course.
Official Transcripts From All Former Colleges / Universities / Military
Prospective transfer students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or better at previous college. Transcripts must reflect all undergraduate courses completed as of date of application. All official college transcripts submitted by mail must arrive in a sealed, unopened envelope. Active duty and retired military personnel must present the appropriate military transcript.
Application Procedures for Prospective Aviation Students
To apply for admission, prospective HU Online aviation students must first select the application type
- 'ON Freshman;'
- 'ON Transfer;'
- or, 'ON Readmit.'
If you select 'first time freshman,' 'transfer,' or 'readmit,' your application will not go to the appropriate department for processing.
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