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    Application for Admission

    The following applicant types are able to apply to SSU through this application:

    • Freshmen: You've never attended college or all your college credits were earned prior to high school graduation (College Credit Plus or dual-enrollment)
    • Transfer: You've attempted 12+ credit hours at a 2 or 4-year college or university after high school graduation or equivalent

    • Guest/Non-Degree: A student interested in a certificate/non-degree program at Shawnee State University OR a student visiting from another institution to transfer courses back to their home institution 

    • International: You are not a citizen of the United States of America, and you are not a permanent resident of the United States of America at the time you apply for admission
    • Graduate Students: You would like to earn Graduate Workshop Credit or obtain a Master's Degree.

    The following applicant types should not utilize this application:

    • Students returning to an undergraduate program : Students who have previously attended Shawnee State University as an undergraduate "degree seeking" student should apply for "re-enrollment" here. If you have previously attended as an undergraduate student and wish to pursue a graduate program at SSU, please fill out the Graduate Student application.

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    Click below to log in to your application or create a new account

    Returning users:

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    First-time users:

    Create an account to start a new application.

    Need help? Contact us at or (740) 351-4778.