Admissions Requirements

March 23, 2020 - ACT/SAT Requirement:

Because of COVID-19's impact on testing sites, ACT/SAT test scores will be considered optional for fall 2020 undergraduate Admissions. Please contact your Admissions Counselor with any questions.

Lamoni Campus

Traditional Students

To be considered for acceptance at Graceland University, you must qualify with two of the following three criteria:

  • Rank in upper 50 percent of your high school class.
  • Have a 2.50 grade point average or above based on a 4.00 system.
  • Have either a minimum composite ACT score of 21 or a minimum combined SAT I score of 1060.

For athletic eligibility, the test results must come from official test centers on the national testing dates.

A placement test will be required to determine proper placement in English and math if ACT or SAT scores are not submitted.

Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may be considered individually. If accepted, they may be required to take developmental courses.

Submit the following items

  • An online application
  • An official high school transcript with ACT or SAT scores
  • Students completing GED exams, all GED tests

ACT prep for college bound students
SAT prep guide

Home School Students

Refer to the requirements listed in the catalog.

Transfer Students

Acceptance is based on college work rather than high school if a student has attended college full-time for at least two semesters and/or has accumulated 24 semester hours of credit. A 2.00 cumulative grade point average on all transfer credit is required for admission to Graceland University.

Submit the following items

  • An online application
  • Official high school transcripts (if college work totals less than 24 semester hours)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges previously attended