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Undergraduate Entrance Requirements

Wisconsin Lutheran College welcomes applications anytime after completion of a student's junior year in high school. Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis.

  • The admissions committee at Wisconsin Lutheran College evaluates prospective student candidates in terms of both achievement and promise, emphasizing the extent to which students have taken advantage of their educational opportunities. The most successful applicants are those who have completed a strong college preparatory curriculum and have contributed in a significant way to the life of the school, church, or community.

    Students admitted after April 1 of their senior year in high school will be considered for Merit Awards on a space-available and funds-available basis. It is to your advantage to apply as early as possible!

    The college recommends the following high school preparation to those who wish to meet the college's requirements:

    • English: 4 years of study
    • Mathematics: 3-4 years of study
    • Foreign Language: 3 years of study
    • History and Social Science: 3 years of study
    • Laboratory Science: 3 years of study

    Entrance Requirements

    • High school diploma or GED

    Applicant File Checklist

    An admission decision cannot be made until all items listed below have been received by the Office of Admissions:

    First-Year Students

    • Application for admission
    • $20 non-refundable application fee or apply online for free
    • High school transcripts
    • Official ACT and/or SAT score reports
      • WLC's ACT Code: 4699
      • WLC's SAT Code: 1513

    Transfer Students

    • Application for admission
    • $20 non-refundable application fee or apply online for free
    • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
    • High school transcripts
    • ACT/SAT score if transferring less than 30 credits

    Questions? Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 414.443.8811 or via email.

    Applicants denied admission may appeal for reconsideration. To request an appeal, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.