Adult Application Checklist

Adult Application Checklist

To complete the application process, applicants must submit the following to the Office of Admissions:

Adult Freshman and Transfer Students

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Second Bachelor’s Degree; Associate’s Degree; Certificate Program
  1. Online Adult Freshman or Transfer Application (choose Adult Transfer Application if you have taken any college courses since graduating from high school)
  2. A personal statement detailing how enrolling will contribute to your educational goals
  3. If under 15 undergraduate credits have been completed, submit an official high school transcript or Graduate Equivalency Diploma, scores, and SAT/ACT scores
  4. Official transcripts from any college or university attended (if applicable), whether or not credits were earned

Nursing (BSN) for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN),  Nursing (BSN) for the Registered Nurse (RN)

    1. Numbers 1 through 4 above
    2. Letter of recommendation from head of nursing school
    3. Nursing school transcript from an NLN accredited institution
    4. Copy of current Pennsylvania LPN/RN license
In addition, Permanent U.S. Residents must submit:
  1. Copy of current Permanent Residency Card
In addition, International Applicants must submit:
  1. Official TOEFL scores or Proof of English Proficiency
  2. Official transcripts with WES translation
  3. Certificate of Financial Resources

Non-Degree-Seeking Students

  • Visiting Students
  1. Online Non-Degree-Seeking Application
  2. Written approval from the Dean or other authorized administrator of the home college for all courses to be taken at The University of Scranton
  • Self-Improvement (Personal); Audit
  1. Online Non-Degree-Seeking Application
  2. A personal statement detailing how enrolling will contribute to your educational goals
  3. Official transcript from the last post-secondary institution attended or degree-granting institution (If none, submit high school transcript.)
  • Self-Improvement (Graduate School Prerequisites)
  1. Online Non-Degree-Seeking Application
  2. A personal statement detailing how enrolling will contribute to your educational goals
  3. Official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended
  4. Listing of prerequisite courses required for entry into the intended graduate program (The institution’s web site listing will be acceptable.)