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How to Apply

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Applying to GU is not something you need to do alone. We are with you every step of the way! You have questions? We have answers. Call or text 618.664.7100.

Applying to college is not easy, so we want to make it as smooth and easy as possible. Need answers? We'll help. Stuck on what you need? We can tell you. Call or text GU's admissions department for a live person to walk you through the process. 618.664.7100.

How to Apply

Online Applications open July 1, after your junior year.

1. Fill out the application
It’s free, easy, and GU is test-optional for admission! Apply today as a first-time applicant, or continue your application.

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Apply via Common App
Greenville University proudly accepts the Common App!

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2. Send transcripts and supporting materials
All unofficial transcripts and other forms may be submitted electronically to or mailed to:

Greenville University
Office of Admissions
315 E. College Ave
Greenville, IL, 62249

Contact your high school counselor or records office to request an official transcript to be sent via mail. If you’re a Homeschooled student, click here.  

3. Next Steps
Once submitted, check your email for information on how to log in to your admissions portal and take the next step.

Can I get early college credit?

Absolutely! Greenville University is partnered with a company that hosts a fully online learning platform. You take the course, complete it, and then receive a Greenville University transcript. Learn more about early college credit. 

Ready for your next steps?