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Application Deadlines

The Master’s University holds three application deadlines: two for Fall applicants (Early Action and Priority) and one

for Spring applicants.

Postmark

Deadline

Notification

Mailed

Fall

November 15

(Early Action)

Rolling beginning

November 1

Fall

March 2

(Priority Decision)

Rolling beginning

February 1

Spring December 8

Rolling

Application Fees

Applications within their respective deadlines should be accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee of $40.00.

Those who encounter a financial hardship may submit a Fee Waiver Request available on our website at

www.masters.edu/downloads.

The application fee is waived for students who apply prior to the Early Action Deadline.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Early Action Applicants

Early Action is intended for students with strong academic records who have selected The Master’s University as their

first choice. Students interested in Early Action should submit their application and supporting credentials no later than

November 15. All forms must be postmarked by November 15. Applicants not admitted for Early Action will have

their file reviewed once additional information is received.

Freshman Applicants

1.

The applicant should be a high school senior or graduate with a minimum of eleven courses from grades 9

through 12 as follows: English - 4 years; Mathematics - 3 years; Science - 2 years; History - 2 years.

2.

The applicant must take the SAT I or ACT. These scores help assess preparedness for a collegiate workload.

3.

The University may admit students who have not graduated from traditional high school. These students must

present a satisfactory G.E.D. certificate or pass the California High School Proficiency Examination and meet

all other admission requirements.

Freshman Homeschooled Applicants

The Master’s University welcomes applications from anyone who has been home-schooled for all or part of their high

school education. The requirements for admission are as follows:

1.

The applicant should have completed a high school curriculum as follows: English - 4 units; Mathematics - 3

units; History - 2 units; Science - 2 units. One unit represents two semesters or one school year.

2.

The applicant must take the SAT I or ACT. These scores help assess preparedness for a collegiate workload.

3.

The Master’s University accepts transcripts produced by home-schooling parents as well as transcripts provided

by charter, cluster, or publishing organizations.

The following format should be used when submitting a home-school transcript. Beginning with Grade 9, the transcript

should include the following information:

Course title (i.e., Algebra I, English 10, etc.)

Grade earned – when providing grade information, be sure to provide a scale that shows the relationship

between percentages and earned letter grades, even if percentages are recorded.

Credit earned – the standard measure for awarding credit is the Carnegie Unit, which awards one (1) credit for

completion of a full year course that meets daily.

Curricula vary from one home-schooling program to another. Applicants should provide a written explanation of the

curriculum used and the educator’s teaching methods. The following information should be included with the

applicant’s transcript: