Geneva College

 

 

Application Instructions

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When to apply

You may apply for admission any time after your junior year in high school. For your best opportunity in housing and financial aid, you should apply and be accepted by March 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester.

In order to be considered for the Honors Program and Scholarship Competition Day, you must apply and be accepted by January 7.

Application checklist

New freshmen

  • Application—Complete the application for admission and promptly return it with the $40 non-refundable application fee to: Geneva College, Admissions Office, 3200 College Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. (Make checks payable to Geneva College.)
  • References: Please provide contact information for at least two (2) references in the "references" section on the application: one (1) academic reference (from a teacher, guidance counselor, principal, etc.) and one (1) character reference (from a pastor, youth pastor, mentor, etc.). Additional references can be included optionally.
  • Transcripts—Complete the applicant information section of the high school transcript request form and present it to the appropriate office at your high school requesting your transcripts to be sent to the Admissions Office.
  • Test Scores—Please take the SAT or ACT exam and have the scores sent directly to Geneva College.
  • Deposit—Once admitted, to secure your place as a Geneva College student, submit your deposit ($250 for resident students or $100 for commuter students). This should be done within three weeks of acceptance. This deposit is refundable until May 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester.

Transfer students

  • Application— Complete the application for admission and promptly return it with the $40 non-refundable application fee to: Geneva College, Admissions Office, 3200 College Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. Make checks payable to Geneva College.
  • Transcripts
    • High school transcripts—Complete the applicant information section of the high school transcript request form and present it to the appropriate office at the high school you graduated from requesting your transcripts to be sent to the admissions office.
    • College transcripts—Request that official college transcripts from all colleges attended be sent directly to the admissions office.
  • References: Please provide contact information for at least two (2) references in the "references" section on the application: one (1) academic reference (from a teacher, guidance counselor, principal, etc.) and one (1) character reference (from a pastor, youth pastor, mentor, etc.). Additional references can be included optionally.
    Test scores—Students with a cumulative college GPA below 3.0 may be required to submit SAT or ACT scores.
  • Confidential transfer reference—Complete the applicant information section of the reference form and present it to the dean of students or the dean of student affairs at the college from which you are transferring. The dean of students must return this form directly to Geneva College. It is not necessary to submit this form if you have been out of college for more than one year.
  • Deposit—Once admitted, to secure your place as a Geneva College student, submit your deposit ($250 for resident students or $100 for commuter students). This should be done within three weeks of acceptance. This deposit is refundable until May 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester.

    Send ALL items to:
    Geneva College
    Admissions Office
    3200 College Avenue
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Notification of acceptance
Admission decisions are announced on a rolling basis, typically within one to two weeks after receiving the application and all supporting documentation. Once accepted, you will be asked to reply within three weeks confirming your decision to enroll. To secure your place at Geneva, you must submit your tuition/room deposit ($100 for commuters; $250 for residents). This deposit is refundable only until May 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester.

Questions
If you have questions concerning admission or financial aid, contact your admissions counselor in the admissions office.

Toll-free 800-847-8255
Local 724-847-6500
Fax 724-847-6776

E-mail admissions@geneva.edu

Geneva College admits students of any race, color,gender, religion, handicap, and national or ethnic origin.


 

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