First Time Students

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This checklist has been designed to assist throughout the admission process. Use this checklist as a guide to ensure that you have completed the necessary steps for admission.

Apply Online

After starting the application at MACU, you will be assigned an admissions counselor. You will have access to your own personal application site that will guide you through the application process and show you your application progress. Once you have started your application, you can log back into the application site where you can see your progress and complete necessary steps for admission. If you have any issues, contact your admissions counselor directly or email

Your personal application page contains:

  • The online application (will ask for SAT/ACT scores**)
  • Reference forms
  • Official transcript request forms*
  • Required Essay
  • Application fee – $30.00

*Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended, or currently attending; Official high school transcripts or GED test results; or, home school transcript.

**Request to have your SAT or ACT scores sent to MACU (SAT Code 5597/ACT Code 3153). Not required if you have attempted 12+ college credits. It is recommended that you have your test scores sent to MACU electronically. Please, check MACU’s enrollment requirements for further details.

By submitting your application to Mid-Atlantic Christian University you are hereby authorizing Mid-Atlantic Christian University’s enrollment personnel to communicate with all individuals listed on your enrollment application. This coincides with our university Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) policy.

Apply for scholarships and financial aid

Students wishing to apply for financial aid must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available October 1st of each year. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Center at or visit us on the web.

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