Applying to SU
We are excited that you are ready to learn more about the SU application process. Admission to Stevenson is selective and reserved for students who are prepared to meet the rigors of college-level work. The Admissions Committee reads each application thoroughly and releases decisions on a rolling basis.
There are three easy ways to apply to SU:
All methods are equally valid; please choose the one that is best for you and submit only one application.
In selecting students, we consider academic preparation, intellectual promise, and personal character. We are particularly impressed by students who can express how Stevenson's unique career-oriented programs and Learning Beyond opportunities will help them realize the future they imagine for themselves and for the world.
We encourage you to explore the information on this page, which will acquaint you with our application requirements, the timeline for the application process, and policies for special admission programs. If you are a transfer student, please access our transfer student website.
SU has a rolling admissions process, meaning that applications are accepted, and decisions are mailed, throughout the year. You can expect to have a decision from us approximately 3-4 weeks after you have submitted your application and all other required information. We will not review your application until all required information has been received.
There are three ways to apply to SU - our paper application, online application, or the Common Application. All methods are equally valid; please choose the one that is best for you and submit only one application.
Review the dates on the right side of this page and keep them in mind when working on your application.
If you are a current applicant you can check your status online.
University Honors Program
The Stevenson University Honors Program provides academically outstanding students the opportunity to experience a challenging and stimulating curriculum that expands beyond traditional boundaries of learning. Admission to the program is highly selective and students wishing to be considered must submit the separate University Honors Program Application by February 1. MORE>>
Special Student Populations
In addition to the general freshman application requirements, we also have some requirements and/or suggestions for students in the following categories:
Home Schooled Students
While there are no additional application requirements for students who have been schooled at home, we do have some suggestions specific to these students.MORE>>
Advanced high school students who plan to waive their senior year to enroll full-time prior to graduation must meet specific entrance requirements and submit a few additional materials.MORE>>
High school students who would like to enroll at SU part-time during their senior year can apply to our Parallel Enrollment program. This program has a separate application.MORE>>
Dates & Deadlines
Deadline for University Honors Program Application (PDF)
Priority Deadline for Scholarships - Submit your application by February 1 to be automatically reviewed for a merit-based scholarship.
Priority Deadline for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Priority Deadline for Freshman Application Materials - Applications submitted after March 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.
Universal Response Deadline - If you choose to enroll at Stevenson, a $300 deposit is required by May 1 to reserve your place in the freshman class.