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Application Procedures

Becoming part of the Lancer family is as

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Complete your online application.


Nonrefundable $50 application fee or fee waiver.

Waiver options:

  • ACT waiver
  • SAT (College Board) waiver
  • Attend Lancer Live 360 open house event


Official high-school transcript and test scores (SAT/5368 or ACT/4366). Scores included on an official high-school transcript will be accepted as official.

Not required but beneficial…

  • Personal statement*
  • Letters of recommendation

*Required for nursing majors

Note: Unofficial transcript and scores will be considered to determine admission.

Entry TermApplication Type and Deadline*
Early Decision (nursing only)Early Action
(Final deadline for nursing)
Fall 2018 Nov. 1, 2017 Dec. 1, 2017 Application deadline extended to March 1
Spring 2018 Not applicable Not applicable Nov. 1, 2017

*Includes application and supporting documents.

*Early Action will allow you to receive an earlier notification of admission and you will be considered for scholarship programs if you meet the minimum guidelines.

Longwood offers Early Action admission to freshman applicants who possess above-average high-school records, class standing and SAT I or ACT scores.

To be considered for Early Action, applications must be received by December 1 and successful candidates will be notified by early January (nonbinding, deposit not required until May 1). Students not selected for Early Action will automatically be considered for regular undergraduate admission.

*Early Decision is only available to freshman applicants entering in the fall semester who are interested in nursing. To be considered for nursing, application and admission documents must be received and/or postmarked by November 1. Successful candidates will be notified by mid-December. The admission decision is binding. 
RN to BSN applicants are not eligible to apply as Early Decision