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 firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: La Roche
University Freshman Admissions, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
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
Office of Freshman Admissions
La Roche University
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237