If you are a U.S. citizen, you’ve come to the right place.

How to apply
We don’t need to see a test score! You don’t need to submit an SAT, ACT, or CLT score; app is test optional!

To apply to app, please submit the following:

  • OR
  • High school transcript – email your unofficial version to admissions@calvin.edu or submit through your guidance counselor via the Common Application.
  • Official college/university transcripts – if you’ve done any college or university course work. You can submit this in your application.

For application deadlines, visit Facts & Standards. You can also read more about when we don’t need to see a test score »

First-year student profile 2023–2024*

  • High school GPA 3.8
  • ACT 22–30
  • SAT 1080–1330
  • *What if your scores are lower? Higher?

    We still encourage you to apply! These scores only represent the middle 50% of our first-year students. When we review your application, we take your entire application into consideration.

app does not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, or disability in any of its educational programs or activities.