College for Women First-Year Application Instructions

There are two ways to apply. Begin our online application and select "High School Students ONLY" when prompted or, if you prefer, use The Common Application for Undergraduate College Admissions, which allows you to apply to bachelor's degree programs at any member school.

Application Requirements

These are the requirements for high school seniors or graduates with no college work completed after high school.

To be considered for admission, you must have graduated from an accredited high school or have earned a General Education Development (GED) diploma. Our online application provides step-by-step instructions so you can complete yours as quickly and simply as possible.

We’ll need you to submit the following:

  • official high school transcripts
  • letter(s) of recommendation
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • essay or personal statement

College-Bound Juniors and Seniors Interested in St. Kate’s Courses


International Students (Not a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident)