An incoming freshman is any senior in high school or a student who has graduated from
high school and has not attended
another college since graduating.
(If you graduated from high school more than five years ago, please see the Life Enrichment requirements.)
Step 1 – Application
Apply online and submit a non-refundable $55 application fee. We do accept NACAC, CollegeBoard, and ACT fee waivers – learn more here.
Already applied? You can log into your personalized application portal and check the status of your application here.
Step 2 – Submit Official Documentation
Submit official SAT or ACT scores directly from your CollegeBoard or ACT account. We don’t require both exams, but students are welcomed to send both. We will superscore and use the highest scores you submit to give you the greatest opportunity.
Submit an official high school transcript. This should be sent electronically directly from your high school. If you’re currently enrolled in your senior year, please include a copy of your current class schedule.
If you’ve taken Dual Enrollment classes, have your college send official transcripts to AU. We will award as much credit as possible, based on our transfer equivalency guide.
Submit any official AP or IB exam scores. You can learn more about credit by exam here.
Continue checking your application portal as new requirements might be added to your checklist throughout the process. If you have questions about documentation needed, please contact email@example.com.
Step 3 – Confirm Your Enrollment
If you are admitted, you will need to secure your seat by confirming your enrollment and submitting a $200 enrollment deposit.
After submitting the acceptance agreement on your portal and activating your AU credentials, you can access your POUNCE account and submit your deposit. (Instructions can be found here.)