Step 1 - Apply
Step 2 - Official College Transcripts
Please submit ALL official college/university transcripts. To be considered official, transcript must be mailed directly from the college/university. Transcript Request Form
Step 3 - Recommendation
Using the online Recommendation Form, provide one personal or professional recommendation from a professor, employer or someone who is familiar with your goals and abilities as they relate to successfully pursuing a college academic program. A direct link to the form is www.bw.edu/recommendation.
If preferred, a paper version of the Recommendation Form is also available.
If you have been out of high school
less than 5 years:
Step 4 - High School Transcript
If you have been out of high school less than five years, or if you have completed less than 25 transferable semester hours of college/university coursework you must submit your high school transcript directly from your high school or your official GED if you did not finish high school.
High School Transcript Request Form
GED Transcript Request Form
Step 5 - ACT or SAT Scores
If it has been five years or more since you graduated from high school, ACT/SAT scores are not normally a part of the application process. However, if you would like ACT/SAT scores to be included, please submit official scores. Scores listed on an official high school transcript are acceptable.
Step 6 - Office of Student Affairs/Judicial Affairs Form
The Office of Student Affairs/Judicial Affairs Form is required ONLY if you meet the following criteria:
- You are currently enrolled or have been enrolled as a full-time student within the last academic year; and
- The college/university attended is a four-year residential campus.
The Student Affairs/Judicial Affairs form is available online at www.bw.edu/studentaffairs-form.
If preferred, a paper version of the form is also available.
If you are applying for admission as a Conservatory of Music student, you must also complete the downloadable Conservatory Supplement. There is a $75 audition fee. All materials must be received no later than two weeks before your scheduled audition date.
Honorably discharged veterans receive up to 25 transfer credits for their military training and experience. Submit your DD Form 214 and any military transcripts detailing your training and education to the Office of Admission. Baldwin Wallace University will review these records for possible college credit.
Additional Supporting Information
While not required, an admission interview, copy of a resume, written personal statement, and list of training workshops and seminars are examples of additional information that may help us get to know you better during the admission process.
All applications and credentials submitted for admission consideration become the property of Baldwin Wallace University when they are submitted, and will not be returned in original or copy form.