Steps to Apply

New Admissions Policies

Reinhardt University has implemented the following admissions policy changes that are effective through Fall 2021For questions or to schedule an appointment with an undergraduate admissions counselor, please call 770.720.5526 or email admissions@reinhardt.edu

For questions or to schedule an  appointment with a Professional Studies & Graduation Admissions counselor, please call 770.720.9191 or email online@reinhardt.edu.

We are excited to work with you through the admissions process.  The admissions staff looks forward to learning more about you and assisting you in any way that we can.

What type of student are you?

  1. Complete an application.  You can apply online or contact the admissions office to request a paper application. Be sure to select first-time freshman as student type.
  2. Ask your high school counselor to send an official transcript to Reinhardt
  3. There are three ways to deliver a transcript.

    a. Online - via Parchment or GA Futures.
    b. By mail - send a sealed, official copy to
    Reinhardt University
    Admissions
    7300 Reinhardt Circle
    Waleska, GA 30183
    c. By hand - you may bring a sealed, official copy to our office during business hours.

    Note:  We do not accept transcripts via email. This includes emails from school counselors.

  4. Once you have been accepted, submit your $150 non-refundable tuition deposit to guarantee your spot for your first semester. You will then receive information on new student orientation, student housing, etc.
  5. Before the first week of class at Reinhardt, have your final high school transcripts sent to Reinhardt. If you do not complete this step, a hold will be placed on your account in the Business Office.

NOTE:  SAT and ACT test scores will no longer be required for first-time freshman applicants with a calculated high school GPA of 2.5 or above.

 

  1. Complete an application. Be sure to select "transfer" as student type.
  2. Submit an official, sealed transcript from every college, university or technical school that you have previously attended.There are three ways to deliver a transcript.a. Online - via National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment, or GA Futures.
    b. By mail - send a sealed, official copy to
    Reinhardt University
    Admissions
    7300 Reinhardt Circle
    Waleska, GA 30183
    c. By hand - you may bring a sealed, official copy to our office during business hours.Your transcripts will then be evaluated for transferable credits.
  3. If you have earned fewer than 30 total combined transferable semester hours or 45 total combined transferable quarter hours, also submit your final high school transcript and an official report of your SAT or ACT scores.  If you are 21 or older, you are not required to submit test scores.
  4. After you have been accepted, submit your $150 non-refundable tuition deposit to guarantee your spot for your first semester.
  5. Be sure to request a final transcript from your last institution prior to your enrollment at Reinhardt. Failure to complete this step will result in a hold being placed on your account in the Business Office.

NOTE: Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for admission may still apply. These applications will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Reinhardt University welcomes students from around the world and we value the presence of international students on campus. International applicants will need a student visa in order to study or live in the United States.  Students who are permanent residents of the U.S. are not considered international applicants.

    1. Complete an application and submit the $25 application processing fee.  You can apply online or contact the Office of Admission to request a paper application.
    2. Submit a copy of the biographical page from your passport (the page with your photo and expiration date.)
    3. We highly recommend InCred for your evaluation. For high school evaluations, only an academic evaluation is required. Students with any previous college experience must have a course-by-course evaluation. For an additional $20 fee, transcripts will be included in the evaluation.
    4. If English is your native language, SAT or ACT scores will be accepted.  If English is not your native language, submit an official score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  A TOEFL score of 500 (paper score), 173 (computer score), or 64 (internet-based score) is required.
    5. Provide a bank statement and affidavit of support verifying financial responsibility for fees for one year ($35,000).  Funds must be in US dollars.  The amount of financial responsibility may be adjusted based on institutional scholarships and outside scholarships.  Approval of the bank statement is determined by a Designated School Official.
    6. If transferring from another U.S. college or university, submit official transcripts from each institution attended, a copy of your current I-20 and a transfer clearance form. Transcripts from outside the United States must be evaluated from an official credit evaluation service with a course by course evaluation.
    7. Upon completion of the application processes and admission to the College, Reinhardt will send you the proper documentation needed to apply for a student visa.

SAT & ACT test scores will no longer be required for first-time freshman applicants with a calculated high school GPA of 3.0 or above.

NOTE: Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for admission will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

Dual enrollment is a great way for motivated high school juniors and seniors to get a head start on your college career.  Our flexible, convenient location and community atmosphere allows students to complete high school while earning college credit. 

Applications for Spring 2022 Dual Enrollment are due November 1, 2022. SAT & ACT test scores will no longer be required for dual enrollment applications with a GPA of 3.5 or above in core classes (English, Science, History, Math, and Foreign Language)

Be sure to review the information on the Dual Enrollment Program Page before applying.

How to Apply as a Dual Enrollment Student

1. Complete an online application. Be sure to select "Dual Enrollment" as the student type.

2. Submit an official high school transcript showing that you have earned at least a 3.5 for all core classes. Contact your high school counselor and ask him or her to either send a virtual copy via a digital transcript service (Parchment, GA Futures, etc) or to mail a sealed copy to Admissions Office
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183

3. Due to Covid, ACT/SAT scores are not required for students applying for Fall 2021. If you do decide to send scores, they will only be considered if they help your overall application score.
4. Submit the Dual Enrollment Counselor Consent Form. You and your high school counselor can see your class options here. You can either mail a copy to the address above, or you can email it to jessie.fanczi@reinhardt.edu with the subject line "Counselor Consent Form."

Dual enrollment students are allowed to enroll for a maximum of four (4) semesters.

Admission decisions are not based on religion, race, creed, color, gender, marital status, or national origin.  Admission to Reinhardt University does not guarantee admission to a specific program, such as teacher education or music.  See individual degree programs for admission requirements.

For many years, Reinhardt has welcomed academically talented home schooled students.  Many home schooled students have chosen Reinhardt because of the small class sizes and supportive atmosphere that is similar to the home school experience.  For questions regarding home school admission, contact your admissions counselor.

How to Apply as a Home Schooled Student

  1. Complete an application.
  2. Have an official, sealed copy of your high school transcript sent to Reinhardt.  If you have participated in a formal home school program, the transcript should be an official copy from the home school program.  If your parents designed the curriculum, your transcript should detail the subjects studied and an evaluation of your performance.  If you have information that you would like to share, but does not fit concisely on your formal transcript, attach an addendum.  This could include textbooks and resources used, special projects and extra-curricular activities.
  3. Have an official SAT or ACT score report sent to Reinhardt.  (Not required if you are age 21 or older)
  4. After you have been accepted, submit your $150 non-refundable tuition deposit to guarantee your spot for the first semester.
  5. Before the first week of class, have your final high school transcript sent to Reinhardt.

*Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for admission will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

If you have attended Reinhardt in the past but have been away from the College for one or more semesters (excluding summer), you must submit an application for readmission.  Be sure to select "readmit" as student type.

If you have attended other institutions as a transfer student since leaving Reinhardt, you must also submit official transcripts from each of those institutions. Contact the registrar's office at these institutions for assistance. The school may mail your transcripts to

Reinhardt University
Admissions
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183

Nontraditional First-time Freshmen

Application Packets for all Reinhardt University Graduate Programs

Click on your program of interest to find the program's application requirements and process.

Master of Arts in Teaching in Early Childhood Education

Master of Business Administration

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Master of Public Administration

Reading Endorsement


The M.Ed. programs are currently being revised to conform to recent certification changes made by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).

If you have questions regarding the admissions process, or your status, please contact the Office of  Admissions at 770.720.5760.

Unofficial transcripts will be accepted toward consideration of provisional admission status for Fall 2021. Official transcripts should be received by the university no later than July 1, 2021.

Applying for Admission as a Non-Traditional Student to Reinhardt University

By choosing Reinhardt, you will benefit from our ARC of quality:

Access to faculty, Relevant curriculum and Credibility through regional accreditation.

 

Contact

For information regarding programs for non-traditional students at Reinhardt University, please contact the Office of Admissions at 770.720.9191 or finish@reinhardt.edu.

You may attend Reinhardt as a non-degree seeking student in any class for which you have the necessary prerequisites.   Submit an application for admission. Be sure to select "NDS" as student type.

You may complete up to 15 semester hours per semester as a non-degree seeking student.

If you wish to seek regular admission to Reinhardt after attending as a non-degree seeking student, you must submit appropriate transcripts and re-apply for admission as a degree seeking student.

Transfer Credit Policies

Transfer credits are acceptable only from institutions accredited by an appropriate regional body, such as the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, SACSCOC.

Courses must be of collegiate nature and passed with a grade of C or better unless you have completed a bachelor's or an associate degree at Reinhardt or another accredited institution.

Transfer Ceiling

Transfer ceilings are 40 semester credits for an associate degree and 80 semester hours for a baccalaureate degree.

Associate/Two-year Degree

If you have completed a two-year degree designated as transferable to a four-year degree from another regionally accredited institution, you will enter Reinhardt with your core curriculum requirements fulfilled.

Non-regionally Accredited Institutions

Credit earned at a non-regionally accredited institution will be evaluated on a course by course basis.  The collegiate nature of the course content and the instructor's credentials must be documented for evaluation by Reinhardt.

Contact Us:

Admissions
Reinhardt University
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
admissions@reinhardt.edu

PH:  770-720-5526
FAX 770-720-5739

Reinhardt does not discriminate in any of its policies, programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, age, culture, national origin, socioeconomic status, gender, religious belief, sexual orientation, physical (dis)ability or genetic information. Admission to Reinhardt University does not guarantee admission into a specific degree program, such as teacher education. See individual degree programs for admission requirements.