- Two Essays
- Two Recommendation Forms
- Test Scores (SAT, ACT, or CLT)
- High School Transcript
- High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate and written description of course of study
- College Transcripts (if pertinent)
- Application Fee
The following materials are required of all applicants:
In the application, you will give us general background information about yourself and family.
The Admissions Committee will rely most heavily on your essays to determine if you are a fit for Gutenberg College. Your other application materials will factor into admissions decisions, but your essays are really the most significant part.
There’s no one right thing to say in an essay. An honest, well-crafted essay is the best kind to write. Please write an essay-form response to each of the following questions:
Essay 1: What aspects of Gutenberg College have made you interested in attending?
Essay 2: What role do you think Christianity should play in how we learn and what we learn?
3) Recommendation Forms
Gutenberg College requires that two recommendation forms be completed: one recommendation form from someone who knows that the applicant’s academic capabilities are commensurate with Gutenberg’s demanding curriculum and another recommendation form from someone who can attest to the applicant’s maturity/readiness to tackle the personal issues raised and discussed throughout Gutenberg’s Great Books program. These forms are emailed to recommenders at the request of the applicant from within the applicant’s online Admissions Application.
4) Test Scores (SAT, ACT, or CLT)
All applicants* must take one of three tests: the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the American College Test (ACT), or the Classical Learning Test (CLT). Homeschooled students and students without a traditional high school diploma or a G.E.D. certificate will be required to achieve one the following test scores to be eligible for admission:
- SAT: 530 or better on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section or a combined score of 980 or better on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section and the Math section
- ACT: 19
- CLT: 58
Test scores should be sent to Gutenberg College.
Gutenberg College’s SAT code is 2605.
Gutenberg College’s ACT code is 5024.
* Applicants to Gutenberg College who have successfully completed 20 semester hours or 30 quarter hours of college credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0 by the date of enrollment may be exempt from submitting SAT/ACT/CLT test scores.
5) High School Transcript
Applicants should request their official high school transcripts to be sent directly from their high school to Gutenberg College either via email (to firstname.lastname@example.org) or by post (Admissions, Gutenberg College, 1883 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403).
6) High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Applicants should send a copy of high-school diploma or G.E.D. certificate with a written description of their course of study. For high school applicants who are applying before graduation, please provide an anticipated graduation date. Send a copy of your diploma to Gutenberg College after you have received it.
7) College Transcripts
Applicants who have attended other colleges prior to applying to Gutenberg College should ask their college(s) to send an official copy of their transcripts to Gutenberg College.
8) Application Fee
You will finalize your application by paying the application fee will finalize your application. Early Decision fee is $25. Regular Decision fee is $40. Late Decision fee is $60.