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2017-2018 │ADMISSIONS

Enrollment Deposit

Applicants approved for admission submit a $100 enrollment deposit that is applied toward tuition (see “International

Students” for international enrollment deposit requirement). Students are required to submit the enrollment deposit to secure

their place within the desired start term.

Residence Hall Housing and Deposit Requirements

A $100 housing deposit is required to secure their place within the residence halls. Full-time students who are single and

under 23 years old are required to live in the residence halls. Students must be 23 years of age before August 1 of the

current school year to be eligible to live off campus during that school year.

Students living with immediate family within commuting distance are required to live on campus for a minimum of two

semesters during their first year of attendance at CIU. This requirement also applies to dependents of CIU employees.

Required Immunizations

The University follows the CDC and American College Health Association's recommendations regarding immunizations for

college students. All incoming students are required to submit a completed immunization record and medical history form

by their orientation date or move-in day. Immunization requirements must be met and on file at Health Services or a hold

will be placed on the student’s registration for the next academic term.

Students may be exempt from the required immunizations on grounds of permanent medical contraindication, conflicting

religious beliefs, or enrolling in online only courses.

Provisional Acceptance

Entering undergraduate students who have a deficiency in their academic qualifications may be admitted on a provisional

basis. Provisional minimum:

Test Score:


ACT: 17


SAT: 890 (New Test)



2.0 on a 4.0 scale

Students who do not meet the provisional minimum will be reviewed by the Admission Review Committee, where the

candidate’s performance in previous education, work, or military training will be used to determine if provisional admission

is appropriate.

Honors Program

Undergraduate students accepted to CIU who would like to enhance their educational experience may apply to the Honors

Program. The Admissions Office will provide the Honors Program application. Minimum entering credential test score and

GPA requirements:

SAT: 1250 (New Test), ACT: 27

3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Graduate Application Procedures

General Application Requirements

Applicants applying for admission as full or part-time degree seeking or non-degree seeking must provide the following to

the Admissions Office:

Online application

$45 non-refundable application fee

Application essay

Official transcript from highest earned degree and any other graduate level coursework

Minimum GPA (unless otherwise stated within the specific program section of the catalog):


2.5 on a 4.0 scale

Official test scores are based on degree program requirements and entering GPA. Refer to specific degree program

for required tests and minimum test score requirement.

Specific degree program reference forms

Complete any additional specific degree requirements

Final official transcripts are required prior to registering for courses.