How to Apply

Elmhurst College welcomes students from around the world.

The admission process is simple, and there’s no application fee. Best of all, we offer merit-based scholarships to help you finance your education.

Applying for Undergraduate Programs as a First-Year Student

If you have finished secondary school and have not attended university, please submit:

Applying for Undergraduate Programs as a Transfer Student

If you have attended university already, please submit:

Optional: You may submit syllabi or course descriptions in English for all courses taken at a non-United States institution.

If you have university-level credit from another U.S. institution, you do not need to send those transcripts through WES or ECE. You should send official transcripts and syllabi to

Applying for Graduate Programs

Admission Schedule

  • Fall Term: Apply between July 1 and April 15, or until all spaces are filled
  • Spring Term: Apply between July 1 and Dec. 1


Kim Davis

Assistant Director, CAS & International Admissions
Office of Admission

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