Life Is Complicated.
Applying to College Doesn’t Have to Be.
Being a working adult means that you’re busy and don’t have time for a complex admissions process. Here's the good news: you won't find one here at Peirce College. We make applying to college quick and simple, so you can get right to what you really came here for -- earning your degree. Plus, our admissions team is here to support you through every step in the process:
- Evaluating transcripts
- Financing your education
- Selecting classes
and ordering books
- Getting your Peirce College ID card
- Navigating the student portal
- And much more!
If you’ve got a question about how to apply to college at Peirce, we’re here to answer it!
Peirce wants your application process to be as easy as possible for you. That’s why we have different admissions requirements depending on where you are in your undergraduate college career. See below for details on which process will help you achieve your education goals. When you’re ready to get started on pursuing them, complete our online application. It’s never too late to apply to college and improve your career, so get back in the classroom and get the skills you need for the career you deserve.
Are you looking to shorten your time to degree completion? Then take advantage of our free credit evaluation to find out how your previous college courses, professional development, and/or career experience may apply toward college credit.
Wondering how to apply to college at Peirce? Contact your Admissions Representative at 1.888.467.3472, ext. 9000.
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
If you’re starting an associate or bachelor’s degree program with fewer than 15 college credits under your belt, applying to college is simple. All you need to get started is:
- A completed admissions application with $50 application fee.
- A copy of your official high school diploma or transcript, or a copy of the GED or state equivalency diploma and scores.
- Official college transcripts for transfer evaluation if applicable.
Freshmen/First Year students who have not earned a grade of “C” or above in college-level English and mathematics are required to take the placement exam and enroll in the Student Success Seminar, PRC100. For more information, please see the Orientation Course Requirement and the Placement Policy.
Already received credits from another school? We make it easy to transfer them into a Peirce undergraduate program. Students who have earned 15 or more college credits but fewer than 45 college credits are considered transfer students and must submit:
- A completed application for admission with $50 application fee.
- Official college transcripts for transfer evaluation.
If you didn’t earn a grade of “C” or above in college-level English and mathematics, you’ll need to take our placement exam. Most students will need to take the Peirce College Orientation Course, PRC101. But, if the placement exam puts you into our Developmental Education courses, you’ll need to take the Student Success Seminar, PRC100.
For more information, please see the Orientation Course Requirement and the Placement Policy.
If you’ve earned 45 college-level credits or more, you’re eligible to apply for a Degree Completion program. All you need to do is submit:
Degree completion students are required to enroll in the Peirce College Orientation Course, PRC101. For more information, please see the Orientation Course Requirement. Degree Completion students are not required to take the placement exam.