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Application for Admission

Complete the application for admission below. We’ll confirm the receipt of your application and your admissions counselor will follow up with you concerning your scholarship eligibility.

Because we're committed to small class sizes, housing and class availability are extremely limited.

Submit your application for Admission today. You may email a copy of your high school transcript and test score to admissions@brevard.edu.

If you apply Test Optional, then you'll only submit your test score, if available, after you receive your admissions decision.

Your admissions counselor will notify you of your admissions decision and your scholarship eligibility within 72-hours.




Test Optional Admissions Tips

  • Answer the test-optional questions thoroughly and thoughtfully.
  • You're writing to an academic audience so construct your responses with this audience in mind.
  • Proofread your responses carefully and minimize (if not eliminate) spelling, syntax, and grammatical errors.
  • Most importantly, tell us your story in your responses. We're interested in learning more about you.
  • Each of your responses should range from 200 to 500 words.



72-Hour Admissions Decision

Please Note: Fields marked with an asterisk ( * ) are required and your application will not submit unless they are filled. 

Application for Admission

Application Information

You must select your entry status to submit application.
You must select your entry year to submit application.

Personal Information

This information is needed to process your financial aid awards and report your enrollment.
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Residency Information

If you are not a U.S. Citizen, please complete the following items:

Optional Information


Family Information

Parent/ Guardian 1

We only use this for communications about your application that have to be directed to your parent.

Parent/ Guardian 2

We only use this for communications about your application that have to be directed to your parent.

Academic History

Be sure to list all institutions (high schools, colleges, universities, etc) that you have attended for 1 or more classes.

High School

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ex.: 08/2013-06/2017

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Test Optional

Apply test optional if you believe your standardized tests scores are not a true representation of your academic potential.

Test Optional Application Responses

You have decided that your standardized test scores are not a true representation of your academic potential. Therefore, you have opted for your scores to not be considered as part of your application for admission to Brevard College. To help us learn more about you, please provide answers to three questions. Answer the first two questions and select your third question from the list of options. These questions are designed to help you highlight your strengths and passion to the admission committee.

If applying Test Optional, please answer the following two questions:

Tip: You can compose your essay in a text editor, such as Microsoft Word, then copy and paste it into the text box provided.

Potential Indication

Your decision to apply to Brevard College without using standardized test results as part of your profile demonstrates that you believe your test scores do not adequately represent your ability and/or potential. Please describe what is indicative of your potential and why you believe this is so. Please make your response approximately 500 words.

Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is at the heart of a Brevard College education. It requires openness to new experiences, an ability to reflect deeply, and a willingness to adjust one's thinking in response to the experiential learning. Describe a significant learning experience and how it helped you to challenge a basic belief or viewpoint and opened your mind to new ways of thinking or acting. Please make your response approximately 500 words.

Please Select and Respond to One of the Following:

Significant Experience

At Brevard College, the idea of learning from experience will be a central part of your education and development. Please describe a significant experience from your life that has been most pivotal in helping you to develop to become the person that you are today. Please make your response approximately 500 words.

Learning Community

At Brevard College you will have the opportunity to be a vital part of diverse learning communities that are formed in a variety of ways (field work in major classes, athletic teams, clubs, service groups, or musical ensembles). Describe a recent experience in which you were part of a learning community. Share specific ways that you contributed to the group and any unexpected challenges and benefits that came from this experience. Please make your response approximately 500 words.

Tell Us More About You

We want to know more about you so tell us your story. Please make your response approximately 500 words.

Testing Information

SAT Scores

ACT Score

Additional Applicant Information

Condition of Admission

By submitting this application online you agree to the following:

I certify that all items of this application are answered correctly and completely. I understand that providing false or incomplete answers may disqualify me from admission to or terminate my enrollment at Brevard College. I understand that it is my responsibility to notify Brevard College promptly if there is any change in the information prior to my enrollment at Brevard College. I further give my high school permission to release my official transcript to Brevard College.


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Brevard College is consistently recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges. The College’s focus on experiential learning, small class sizes, and location the mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville makes Brevard a top choice college for students around the world.

Brevard College, One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 | 1-828-884-8332
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.