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Freshman Requirements & Application


1) 
Complete an Application

    We have three options available for your convenience:


    2) Official Secondary/High School Transcripts
     

    3) SAT or ACT Test Scores - Optional* 

    Students opting for test-optional* admissions must still meet admissions requirements. A letter of reference from a student’s school counselor or from one of the student’s high school teachers is needed. 

    If you wish to submit SAT or ACT scores, official exam scores can be sent electronically using SAT Code 2379 or ACT Code 3607 or a copy of official score results can be faxed to 412-847-1820, emailed to admissions@laroche.edu or mailed to: La Roche University Freshman Admissions, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. 

    *Test-Optional Exceptions: The following majors/programs/special populations do require a test score: LECOM pre-professional programs, such as Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dental, and Pre-Osteopathic Medicine; Honors Institute applicants; home-schooled applicants; students with a GED; international students (IELTS/TOEFL); pre-engineering students (recommended for higher math placement). Honors Institution: GPA and SAT/ACT are required and at current levels for admittance. 

    Please note
    : Students who have taken the SAT exam prior to March 2016 will have their scores converted to ones equivalent to the new SAT (after March 2016) using the University Board Concordance Table. Our current scholarship matrix is based on the new SAT. View the online score converter here. 

    4) Letter of Recommendation is optional unless the student opting for test-optional. If test-optional the student will need to provide a letter of reference from their school counselor or from one of their high school teachers. 

    5) Optional Essay - In 250 words or less, please share why earning a college degree specifically from La Roche University is important to you and why you believe a La Roche education will help you to achieve your life goals.  


    Admissions at La Roche  

    At La Roche University we use a rolling admissions system. This means you will receive an admissions decision within 10 to 14 days once your application file is complete. To ensure appropriate financial aid and housing, we recommend the following application deadlines:

    Enrollment in Fall semester: Aug. 1
    Enrollment in Spring semester: Dec. 15

    Mailing Address:

    Office of Freshman Admissions
    La Roche University
    9000 Babcock Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237

    admissions@laroche.edu