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High School and Home School Students

Ancilla College is committed to the success of its students. The Admission process takes into consideration a number of criteria for acceptance to Ancilla College. We do not discriminate or use any hidden criteria. All new student applicants to Ancilla College are considered individually.

To ensure your educational success the following guidelines are used to make admissions decisions. The Office of Admissions considers the following as standards for first time freshmen.

High School & Home School Graduate Requirements

Requirements for High School Graduates

  • Graduate high school or home school with a general diploma or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. Ancilla uses an Academic Index, a “grade point average,” on a 4.0 scale
  • A background of secondary school subjects leading to a college program is preferred: 4 years of English, 3 years of Math, 2 years of Science, and 2 years of Social Studies
  • Performance as measured by grades in the above courses

NOTE:  Students who do not meet the above requirements may be admitted if their placement test scores warrant admission.

Ancilla College will use your ACT or SAT scores to qualify you for an academic scholarship but, we do not require either test for admission.

ACT or SAT Scores

Ancilla College will use your ACT or SAT scores to qualify you for an academic scholarship but, we do not require either test for admission.

Our code numbers are 1175 for the ACT and 1015 for SAT.

CLEP Tests & AP Exams

Incoming students may receive credit for certain courses by earning satisfactory scores on specific Subject Examinations of the College Level Examination Program or through the College Entrance Examinations Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Examination.


Sending in Your Transcripts F.A.Q.

How do I send my transcripts?

  • Have your initial transcript sent from your high school to the Admissions Office using one of the preferred methods below:
  • Upon graduation from high school, send your official final high school transcript to admissions prior to the start of your first week of classes
  • Final high school transcripts must contain:
    • A signature from the high school official
    • A graduation date


What if I have dual credits?

  • All dual credit coursework being transferred in must be sent to the Admissions Office once final grades have been posted.
  • An official college transcript can be sent through
    • the college’s electronic transcript request system (preferred)
    • email to:
    • or mailed to: Ancilla College, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 1, Donaldson, IN  46513

Are you going to be an athlete at Ancilla College?

  • All athletes must send any college transcripts from dual credit courses in order to remain eligible through the NJCAA prior to the start of their first semester.


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


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