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Brevard makes applying free, test-optional, and guarantees receiving a 72-hour admissions decision!

Apply for Admission to Brevard College

Applying is the first step to deciding if a school is the right fit for you. Because financial aid status is so important for many students, our admissions application also doubles as an application for our Half-Tuition Scholarship!

Congratulations on your decision to apply for admission!

Here's what we need from you:

  1. An application for admission.
  2. A copy your high school transcript. You may email an unofficial copy to
  3. A copy of your SAT or ACT score. You may email an unofficial copy to or you can apply test optional!

Test Optional Admission

You can choose test optional admission, which means the Admissions Office will not require your SAT or ACT score when making an admissions decision.

Test Optional Admissions is for prospective students who have decided that their standardized test scores are not a true representation of their academic potential; and therefore, have opted for their scores to not be considered as part of their application for admission to Brevard College.

You'll need to answer 3 short questions on your application for admission when you apply. Here's the test optional questions.

Transfer applications submit the following:

  1. A completed application for admission.
  2. College transcripts from all institutions attended. You can send unofficial copies to We'll need final copies before you register for classes.
  3. Your final high school transcript. You can email a copy to the Admissions Office at You'll need to submit a final copy with graduation date before your register for classes.
All first-year, international applications submit: 
  • A completed application for admission. There's no application fee.
  • Official high school transcript translated into English and evaluated by a transcript evaluation service
  • SAT or ACT scores, if you choose to not apply Test Optional
  • TOEFL, IELTS , or Duolingo scores
  • Interview

You may submit the above documents to the Admissions Office at


Your must have your transcripts translated into English and evaluated by a transcript evaluation service. The Admissions Office recommends one of the organizations below:

SpanTran (offers a discount to Brevard students with this link)


World Education Services

This process requires a fee and normally takes 10 business days.

If you are currently in progress with your academic work, please submit an official and sealed copy of your transcript with the transcript evaluation that includes all completed coursework. You must submit these documents prior to your enrollment at Brevard College.


You may submit (or not submit) your SAT or ACT scores. These scores can determine your admission to Brevard College and can also determine your English proficiency.

You may apply for admission to Brevard without submitting SAT or ACT scores, if you apply Test Optional Admission.

If you apply Test Optional admission, you must submit your TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo score. The minimum TOEFL score for admissions is 75 (internet based test). The minimum IELTS for admission is 6. The minimum Duolingo score is 100.


International Transfer Students follow Transfer admissions policies and procedures.

The International Student Coordinator may also require an interview.

You are also required to follow the Visa process below.


Non-native English speakers complete an interview with the International Students Admissions Coordinator. The interview, typically held over Skype or Zoom, further evaluates English proficiency.


The International Student Admissions Counselor will evaluate your academic transcript, test score (or test optional responses), and award you a Merit Scholarship. These awards range from $10,000 to $13,000 per year and are renewable for 4-years. Early applicants may also be eligible for Scholarship Day awards, which requires an interview.


If you have received an offer of admission and who have paid the enrollment fee submit an original bank statement or letter from the bank issued within the last 6 months.

The bank statement must reflect a balance that is equal to tuition, room, board, and fees less scholarships and grants awarded.

You may email this document to This document must come from the bank or a bank official.

Brevard College will use this information to process your I-20, which is needed to obtain your F-1 student visa.

Brevard College offers two graduate programs in Emergency Management and Health and Human Performance.

There's no GRE or test requirement. We'll notify you of your acceptance to Graduate School at Brevard College upon completion of your graduate school admissions file.


  1. Completed application for admission.
  2. Completion of a B.A. or B.S. degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
    1. For applicants to the Health and Human Performance program, undergraduate courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, and Biomechanics are required.
  3. Minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.

In some cases, the Admissions Office can offer conditional admission to students who fall below this criteria. Students conditionally admitted must maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first two semesters of graduate study.


Graduates from Western Carolina University's undergraduate program will receive automatic, guaranteed admission into Brevard College's Graduate Program in Emergency Management.


  • $600 per credit hour.
    • Brevard College graduates pay $500 per credit hour.
    • Brevard College employees pay $300 per credit hour.



Dual Enrollment at Brevard College provides local high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.

Classes are only $25 each.

Please submit the following documents:

The Admissions Office will review your completed admissions file and notify you if you're accepted for admission as a Dual Enrollment student.

Once you receive an offer of admission, please schedule and attend a campus visit.

You'll register for classes in the summer (for the fall semester) and in December (for the spring semester) after new and returning students register. You're permitted to take two (2) 100-level courses per semester.


Students who were previously enrolled at Brevard College but left the college in good standing are eligible to reapply for admission. To be considered for readmission, please submit the following:

  1. Completed application for admission
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges/ institutions attended since leaving Brevard
  3. Payment of $50 enrollment fee prior to matriculation

Admissions Application


Admissions Decision


Optional Admission

We're Here to Help!

If you have questions please contact the Admissions Office at 828.641.0461 or email

We are happy to answer any questions or help in any way!

After Applying

What happens next?

When the Admissions Office receives your application for admission, your Admissions Counselor will contact you about your admissions decision and scholarship eligibility.

You can learn more about minimum admissions requirements here.

In the meantime, register for a Visitation Day or Personal Visit to come experience all that Brevard has to offer!

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Class Registration for New Students

Register for S.O.A.R!

Register for your fall classes at Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (S.O.A.R.) on Saturday, June 10 or Saturday, July 22! Space is limited, and classes are filling!

Visit Campus

Register for Visitation Day!

Join us for June Visitation Day on Saturday, June 24! Tour campus, learn more about your major, and explore the Land of the Waterfalls!

Visit Campus

Visit campus during the week!

Campus visits are available Monday through Saturday! Just let us know which day works best for you and your family.


Learn about your major!

You go do anything with a degree from Brevard! A relationship-rich, experiential approach to learning will prepare you for whatever you want to do.