Application Instructions

Antioch College welcomes applications from students who demonstrate strong academic abilities, creativity, a willingness to work hard and contribute to community, as well as those who exhibit determination, self-awareness and maturity.

Most successful candidates for admission provide evidence of the following:

  • A strong academic record
  • Foreign language study
  • Four years of English, math, science and social studies
  • A history of work, volunteer and/or leadership experience
  • Participation in extracurricular activities

Students must provide documentation of having completed secondary education prior to enrollment. Evidence may include official high school transcript, successful completion of GED, or a homeschool report.

Students are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores. You may submit test scores if you believe your scores will provide the admissions committee with a full view of your academic accomplishments and ability. Otherwise, please know that standardized test scores will have no adverse impact on your application.

Antioch College does not discriminate in its admissions decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, or physical ability.

Antioch College does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission.

Special Note for International Students: Antioch College is not currently approved to issue the I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) students at this time. More for International Students.

All first-year applications must be submitted through the Common Application. We encourage you to read through the application in full prior to submitting. Applications are reviewed once all support materials are received in the Office of Admission. Application Deadlines

  Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline Notification Reply/Deposit
Early Decision I November 15 November 15 December 15 January 15
Early Decision II January 2, 2019 January 2, 2019 February 1 March 1
Regular Decision – Priority February 1, 2019 Rolling Rolling May 1*
Regular Decision – Final February 1, 2019 Rolling Rolling May 1*

*When admitted between April 1 and July 2, deposit is one month after notification.

Your application will include:

  • Essay: Submit an essay of no more than 500 words. You’ll find the essay prompt in the Common Application.
  • Recommendations: Recommenders should submit letters directly to Antioch College through the Common Application or electronically to admission@antiochcollege.edu. Students applying as first-time college students must have a school-based recommendation submitted in support of their application.
  • Transcripts and Secondary School Report: Official high school transcripts and Secondary School Report should be sent electronically through the Common Application or mailed to  Antioch College, Office of Admission, 1 Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. If you completed courses at an accredited college or university, please have those transcripts submitted directly to the Office of Admission.
  • Homeschool/Unschool Report: Antioch College welcomes applications from students who are homeschooled or unschooled. We ask that homeschooled or unschooled applicants submit a Homeschooling Report. That document should include the following 1) A list of all courses taken or areas of study covered, 2) Narrative or graded evaluations of student performance in each subject, 3) A short research paper, preferably completed within the last year.
  • Portfolio: Send us your artwork, poetry, short stories, academic papers — or anything else that might help an application review committee to get to know you better. Portfolios are required for students hoping to pursue a major in the arts. Email your work to admission@antiochcollege.edu.
  • Test Scores: You are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores with your application. You may submit test scores if you believe your scores will provide the admissions committee with a full view of your academic accomplishments and ability. Otherwise, please know that standardized test scores will have no adverse impact on your application.
  • Interview: While the interview is not required in most circumstances, the Admission Committee may ask that you submit to an alumni interview in order to learn more about why you’ve chosen to apply to Antioch.

 

Antioch College provides students who have previously earned credit at an accredited college or university with a pathway to a bachelor’s degree that values their previous education and experiences. The College allows each student to transfer up to two full years of academic credit and one co-op (work) experience from all transfer sources, including:

  • Coursework from other colleges or universities
  • Advanced Placement exams
  • International Baccalaureate exams
  • Workplace experience
  • Military coursework

All applications must be submitted electronically. We encourage you to read through the application in full prior to submitting. Applications are reviewed once all support materials are received in the Office of Admission.

Application Deadlines

  Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline Notification Reply/Deposit
Fall  Priority February 1 February 1 Rolling May 1
Fall Regular Rolling Rolling Rolling May 1*
Winter Transfer October 15 October 15 November 15 December 15

*When admitted between April 1 and July 2, deposit is one month after notification.

Your application will include:

  • Essay: Submit an essay of no more than 500 words. You’ll find the essay prompt in the Common Application.
  • Recommendations: Recommenders should submit letters directly to Antioch College through the Common Application or electronically to admission@antiochcollege.edu. Students applying as first-time college students must have a school-based recommendation submitted in support of their application.
  • Transcripts and Secondary School Report: Official high school transcripts and Secondary School Report should be sent electronically through the Common Application or mailed to  Antioch College, Office of Admission, 1 Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. If you completed courses at an accredited college or university, please have those transcripts submitted directly to the Office of Admission.
  • Homeschool/Unschool Report: Antioch College welcomes applications from students who are homeschooled or unschooled. We ask that homeschooled or unschooled applicants submit a Homeschooling Report. That document should include the following 1) A list of all courses taken or areas of study covered, 2) Narrative or graded evaluations of student performance in each subject, 3) A short research paper, preferably completed within the last year.
  • Portfolio: Send us your artwork, poetry, short stories, academic papers — or anything else that might help an application review committee to get to know you better. Portfolios are required for students hoping to pursue a major in the arts. Email your work to admission@antiochcollege.edu.
  • Test Scores: You are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores with your application. You may submit test scores if you believe your scores will provide the admissions committee with a full view of your academic accomplishments and ability. Otherwise, please know that standardized test scores will have no adverse impact on your application.
  • Interview: While the interview is not required in most circumstances, the Admission Committee may ask that you submit to an alumni interview in order to learn more about why you’ve chosen to apply to Antioch.

Fall 2019 Transfer Application Winter 2020 Transfer Application

If you attended Antioch College prior to the 2007-2008, you must apply for admission as a transfer student using the Common Application. Please click the Transfer tab above for instructions. 

Students who have withdrawn from the college, or who have not registered for courses or been on co-op for a year, must apply for readmission to the College. The Academic Policy and Review Committee (APRC) shall review all applications for readmission. All application documents must be received seven weeks prior to the term in which the student seeks to re-enroll.

How to Apply for Readmission

Your online application for admission should include the following:

  • Essay: Write an essay that explains why you left Antioch College, what you have been doing since you left, and why you now feel you are ready to resume your studies. Your essay should not exceed 650 words.
  • Transcripts: If you attended another institution while away from Antioch, please have those transcripts submitted directly to the Office of Admissions. Transcripts should be mailed to Antioch College Admissions, 1 Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Electronic records: admission@antiochcollege.edu. If you are seeking reinstatement after academic dismissal, your application for readmission must include evidence of successful full-time coursework at a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Recommendation: Provide the name, email address and phone number for at least one individual who will provide a letter of support on your behalf. If you are seeking reinstatement after academic dismissal, Antioch requires contact information for two individuals who will provide letters of support on your behalf.
  • Authorization to Access Your Academic Record: By submitting an Application for Readmission, you authorize the Office of Admissions to access your student records. This includes your academic, co-op, and student life records.

Notification Regarding Eligibility for Financial Aid

Students who receive Federal Student Aid must make satisfactory academic progress in order to continue receiving federal student aid. If you are seeking reinstatement after academic dismissal, you must provide evidence of successful full-time coursework at a regionally accredited college or university.

 

Non-degree-seeking students are those students who wish to take courses on a part-time, basis and whose immediate intention is not to earn a degree from Antioch College.

To be eligible for non-degree-seeking student status, a candidate must never have been a degree candidate at Antioch College. Exceptions may be made in unusual cases. Ordinarily, Non-degree-seeking students may enroll in a maximum total of 8 credits per quarter.

This policy does not apply to students who wish to participate in cross-registration programs, such as those involving the Southwestern Ohio Council of High Education (SOCHE), the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Connection (GC3), or the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA).

Admission 

Candidates wishing to enroll as non-degree-seeking students must complete an Application for Non-Degree-Seeking Students one month prior to the start of the quarter in which they intend to enroll.

Credit

Non-degree-seeking students may enroll in courses for credit or as auditors. The status of the registration may not change from audit to credit, or from credit to audit, after the term begins.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees for courses taken for credit or as an auditor are indicated each year in the Tuition and Fees Schedule updated by the by the Bursar. Non-degree-seeking students are not eligible for financial aid from Antioch College.

Privileges

Non-degree-seeking students are entitled to full library and computing services and may attend seminars, lectures, and campus events open to all students. Ordinarily, Non-degree-seeking students do not live in College residences.

Responsibilities

Non-degree-seeking students are held to the same standards, policies, and deadlines as other students.

Change of enrollment status

Students who initially enroll as non-degree-seeking students may apply for a change in enrollment status if they wish to become a degree candidate. Such applications are made to the dean of admissions and are governed by the policies pertaining to transfer admission

Non-Degree-Seeking Student Application

Antioch College is not currently approved to issue the I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) students at this time.  We cannot facilitate student visas for international students at this time, but we are working to gain this capability in the future. 

International Transcripts

Education acquired outside of any state of the U.S., the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or any territory or possession of the U.S. must be evaluated by a credential evaluation service recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Applicants can request an evaluation from a member organization of one of the two national associations of credential evaluation services:

  • National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) is an association of 19 credential evaluation services with admission standards and an enforced code of good practice. Visit https://www.naces.org/
  • Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE) is an association of 10 credential evaluation services with a board of advisors and an enforced code of ethics. Visit https://aice-eval.org/.

Students are responsible for the cost of evaluating and translating international transcripts. Fees are paid directly to the credential evaluation service.