Transient Admission

College students attending another institution having a grade-point average of C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better and eligible to return to their own colleges or university may be admitted as transient students. Transient students must download, print, complete, and submit a Transient Student Admission Application. A transcript of previously taken college course work may be requested at the time of registration to verify good academic standing at the home institution.

Students who do not plan to return to their own colleges are not considered transient students and should apply for admission as transfer students.

High school students who have completed their junior year are eligible to enter John Carroll for two courses or eight hours per semester. Students must:

  1. Have a GPA of 3.2 or better
  2. Be in the upper half of their high school class

Students may register for classes for which they have the appropriate prerequisites and which are not taught at their own high schools. They must file the high school transient student application with the Office of Admission and present the written endorsement of the high school principal or guidance counselor certifying that the applicant meets the above requirements.

Summer Admission

Summer entrants who plan to continue studies in the fall semester as full-time students in one of the undergraduate divisions should submit applications according to regular admission procedures. Please note that summer sessions are not designed to ease the transition between the high school and college years.

A schedule of courses is listed online. Transient students must be in good academic standing and complete the application form found online.

Partnership with the Cleveland Clinic’s Office of Civic Education Initiatives

The College of Arts & Sciences is pleased to offer John Carroll credit to qualified high school students who participate in the Cleveland Clinic’s Summer Internship offered through the Office of Civic Education Initatives. Students who participate in the summer program have the option to choose, upon enrollment, college credit. In this case the cost of the program is funded entirely by the student’s family. (Tuition for three semester credits is $900; this represents a tuition discount for students enrolled in the CCF programs.)

For admission criteria, application procedures, and a copy of the application, click here.