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Applying for COMPASS

Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Minimum of 45 transferable semester hours from accredited institutions, with a minimum of 2.0 GPA (please talk to us if you have less than 45 credits as you may be able to get credit for life experience, CLEP/DSST testing, or even take some catch-up classes) 
     

Needed to Apply(see below for details and downloading) 

  • Application - either Full Time or Part Time
  • Lifestyle Expectations 
  • Writing Sample 
  • Two Professional Recommendations
  • Pastoral or Spiritual Leader Reference
  • Transcripts from ALL colleges or post secondary institutions attended
  • High School transcript or GED


Admissions Documents

FULL TIME Application for Admission

  • Complete and sign all portions of the Full Time Application for Admission.
  • Return the completed form to the address noted on the application form.
  • Please note: Any incomplete and/or unsigned documents will be returned to the applicant.

PART TIME Application for Admission

  • Complete and sign all portions of the PT Application for Admission.
  • Return the completed form to the address noted on the application form.

Compass Lifestyle Expectations

  • Read and sign lifestyle expectations form, and submit with your application materials.

Writing Sample Form

  • Read the assigned scripture.
  • Write a 300-500 word, typed essay in which you summarize the author's main idea(s) and discuss to what extent you agree or disagree with the author. (See form included for additional directions.)
  • Return the essay with signed cover sheet to the address noted at the bottom of the writing sample form.

Professional Recommendations

  • Two Recommendations are required from persons in the workplace qualified to evaluate your initiative, cognitive ability, responsibility, integrity, communication skills, and professional goals (i.e., supervisor, employer, director, counselor, etc.).
  • These Recommendations may not be completed by a relative, spouse, or friend of the applicant.

Pastor or Spiritual Leader's Reference

  • This Reference may not be completed by a relative, spouse, or friend of the applicant.

Request for Official High School Transcript/GED Certificate

  • An official high school transcript verifying graduation or a GED Certificate is required.
  • Send the request form to your high school(s). (Some schools charge a small processing fee, so we suggest you contact the school to determine its requirements before mailing the request.)
  • Be sure to indicate any other names you have used such as a maiden or married names.

Request for Official College Transcript(s)

  • An official transcript from each college or post-secondary institution attended must be mailed directly from the institution to Crossroads College in a sealed envelope.
  • You will need a personal copy of your transcripts for your own use in the program. Please request an additional copy for your own records. We cannot provide copies of the transcripts to you.
  • Transcript request forms have been provided and may be copied if needed.
  • Please mail one directly to each college/institution you attended (contact the college/institution for its fees and transcript processing requirements).
  • Avoid delays. Request your transcripts early.
     

 

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