Bethune-Cookman University seeks to enroll students with the potential and desire to further their intellectual, spiritual and social development. Each applicant is evaluated individually based on their academic performance at the high school level. The University also considers the applicant’s character and demonstrated interest in obtaining a college education.
Definition of a First-Time Freshman
A student is considered a first-time freshman if he/she is currently in high school or has not previously attended any college, university and/or proprietary school within or outside of the United States since graduating from high school or secondary school.
Disclosure Statement: The student must disclose all institutions attended. Failure to disclose all institutions previously attended will constitute falsification of information and will result in denial of the student's application
To be considered for admission to Bethune-Cookman University, the student must have satisfactorily completed an accredited high school curriculum. The University uses a holistic admissions process and takes into consideration averages of the incoming class’ ACT or SAT scores and GPA.
Coursework at the high-school level should include the following, each with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0:
- Four units of English
- Three units of college preparatory math
- Three units of natural sciences (at least one laboratory)
- Three units of social sciences and history
- Six academic electives
Application ProceduresAll students applying to B-CU must submit the following credentials:
- A completed application for admission.
- Official copies of transcript(s) including all high school academic experiences.
Recommendation for Consideration
Admissions decisions are holistic and based on the total student portfolio and demonstrated potential for contribution to the university and probability for success at Bethune-Cookman University. In the application review process, B-CU strives to discover students who will bring academic and creative achievements and who have a proven commitment to community service and leadership.
Decisions for admissions will be based on the strength of the academic curriculum, grade point average, SAT or ACT test scores, extracurricular activities, and potential contribution to the university.
Upon acceptance, submit the following:
$300.00 Enrollment Fee by logging into the Wildcat web portal and pay the fee through the payment portal, calling the Cashier's Office at 386-481-2292 or by mailing it to the Cashier's Office at the University's address.
Submit your health records to the Health Services office.
- Proof of High school graduation or General Education Development (GED)
- Official High school transcript
- SAT or ACT scores
- Letter of recommendation
- Admission application and a $25.00 non-refundable fee
- Transfer credit options are available.
Application ProceduresAll students applying to the School of Professional Studies must submit the following credentials:
- A completed application(online submission or by mail)
- A One page essay(select one of the topics listed on the application)
- A letter of Recommendation (personal or professional)
- A $25 non-refundable application fee or Official fee waiver form obtained from your student support specialist.
- Official copies of transcript(s) including final high school attended and all college academic experiences.
- Standardized test results – SAT or ACT(not applicable for transfers or over 2 years since high school graduation)
Admission Application Options:
School of Professional Studies Admission
1555 Saxon Boulevard
Deltona, Florida 32725