How do I apply for undergraduate studies? Step 1: Submit your Admissions ApplicationSubmit your Admissions Application using one of the following methods: Gannon's Online Application The Common Application (freshmen) Print a Freshman Application The Common Application (transfers) Print a Transfer Application Print an Application for Re-Admission Adult Student Application Step 2: Complete the Gannon Net Price CalculatorThe Gannon Net Price Calculator can be submitted to receive an estimate of financial aid. Gannon University's Net Price Calculator was developed to help families plan for educational costs. In addition to merit scholarships and grants, the calculator will utilize Federal Methodology to estimate an expected family contribution (EFC). The EFC will be used to determine eligibility for federal, state and institutional need-based financial aid. The results of this process will provide you with a comprehensive package of merit, need and self-help resources to use as a financial planning tool. Step 3: Request your High School TranscriptsPrint a hard copy of the Student Transcript Request. Use this form to request your high school transcripts. Step 4: Submit your Official SAT/ACT ScoresIf these scores already appear on your high school transcript, then you do not need to request for them to be sent to Gannon separately. If you requested to have your scores sent to Gannon at the time that you sat for the SAT/ACT exam, then those scores were sent to Gannon electronically. If you need to make a request to have your official scores sent to Gannon, those scores will also be sent to Gannon electronically by the College Board and ACT. For many of Gannon's academic programs, particularly the health profession and science majors, a student's SAT/ACT scores are a key component in determining direct acceptance into a program (not necessarily to the university in general). With the current state the country is in with social distancing policies to deal with COVID-19, many upcoming SAT and ACT testing dates have been postponed, which may impact a student's ability to complete the application process because they have not taken these tests yet. For students in these situations, Gannon may be able to review your application for acceptance without the test scores provided we have received students official high school transcripts. For some academic programs, we may be able to offer direct admittance, for others, we may be able to offer general admission to Gannon which would require a student to work their way into their academic program of desire during their freshmen year. A strong academic performance by a student may allow this transition to take place by the second semester or at the end of the freshmen year which would still allow a student to graduate in a four-year time frame. Some academic programs have limited capacity and students would be made aware of this upon acceptance. Step 5: Submit a Personal StatementA Personal Statement assists the Admissions Committee in evaluating your eligibility for Admission beyond test scores and high school record. Submitting a statement is optional, yet recommended; and is required for LECOM 4+4 Medical Program applicants. Applicants applying online should submit their statement via email to email@example.com. Personal Statements should be a typed, one-page response to one of the following topics: 1. How have you applied a classroom lesson to your daily life? or 2. Ask and answer one question that you wish we had asked. Step 6: Transfer Applicant EvaluationIf transferring, you'll need to print and submit a hard copy of the Transfer Recommendation Form form for every school you attended. Embed your HTML code What do I need to apply? So, you’re interested in Gannon? Great! Here’s what you will need to apply as an incoming freshman: Graduation from an approved secondary schools or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Academic courses, grades, rank in class, and guidance counselor recommendation to be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. High school seniors are also required to submit SAT or ACT scores. The minimum GPA and test scores required vary based on the academic program you are applying to. We will advise you if you do not meet the minimum requirements. Personal Statement/Essay (optional, yet recommended; required for LECOM Medical/Dental/Pharmacy Program applicants). A personal statement assists us in evaluating your eligibility for admission beyond test scores and high school record. Submit a one-page response to either one of the following: 1) How have you applied a classroom lesson to your daily life? or 2) Ask and answer one question that you wish we had asked you. Completion of 16 academic units at the high school level, four of which must be English. Depending on the academic program you are interested in, the remainder of the units must be comprised of a combination of social sciences, foreign language, mathematics, and science. Students who have been diagnosed disability should know that Gannon has an Advocate for Campus Accessibility.Kathleen Ellwood is the 504/ADA coordinator for students with disabilities who require accommodation of facilities, programs, or services of the University. Students seeking information or assistance in any matter regarding accessibility or accommodations should contact her promptly upon admission to the University: Kathleen Ellwood, Disability Student Services Gannon University 109 University Square Erie, PA 16541 (814) 871-5471 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Some important deadlines Applications for undergraduate programs are processed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Applicants will typically be notified of an admissions decision within 3-4 weeks once their application and transcripts have been received. The following undergraduate program has a November 15th application deadline: Physician Assistant It is recommended that high school students apply early in their senior year. Advanced Placement Exams Gannon University awards college credit for some Advanced Placement (AP) Exams. Official AP scores should be submitted directly to the Office of the Registrar at Gannon University. The Registrar will post college credits after the start of the student's first semester. Generally, credit will be given to those students who complete the formal College Board Advanced Placement Courses with a grade of 3 or higher on the exam. Some exams require a grade of 4 or 5. Grades of 1 and 2 will be given neither credit nor placement. For questions about AP credit practices, contact the Office of Admissions at 814-871-7240 or the Office of the Registrar at 814-871-7611.