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Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions

Your first step to becoming a Boler student is applying to John Carroll University. You’ll indicate your interest in pursuing a major in business on your application. If you’re accepted to John Carroll University, you’re also accepted into the Boler College of Business.


Early Action Deadline

Apply for admission (no application fee) by John Carroll’s Early Action (non-binding) deadline  of December 1. Those who meet the Early Action deadline will receive their admission decision by the third week of December at the latest.

Rolling Admission Deadlines

Following our December 1, 2017 Early Action deadline, John Carroll University reviews applications and accepts students on a rolling basis. Decisions are released every 7-10 days starting in mid-January.

John Carroll University Codes
  • ACT (3282)
  • SAT (1342)
  • FAFSA (003050)
Application Process Overview


  1. Submit the Common Application online.
  2. Ask your high school counseling office to submit your official transcript, Common Application School Report and/or Common Application Counselor Recommendation. A Common Application Teacher Evaluation is optional.
  3. Submit your ACT and/or SAT test results.

Visit the John Carroll University admission website for complete application instructions and more information.

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Financial Aid Overview

You should file the FAFSA by our priority deadline of December 1, 2017. This will allow you to be considered for additional need-based aid from JCU. Financial Aid awards are released beginning in January.

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Scholarships Overview

When you submit your application for admission, you will automatically be considered for merit scholarships, which are awarded based on your classroom performance, standardized test scores, and extracurricular involvement. You will be notified of your scholarship at the time of admission.

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Please call the Office of Admission at 216.397.4294