Criteria for Admission

When you’re ready to move ahead, we’re ready to hear from you. Follow these basic steps to prepare your place at Warner University.

Review what’s needed before you apply.

Freshman Admission Process

 Warner Admissions is accepting a combination of the three items below for admission to Warner University:

  1. Graduation from high school with academic rank in the upper half of the graduating class
  2. A high school grade point average of 2.25 or higher
  3. A composite score on the ACT of 18 or combined SAT I score of 940

Please give our office a call at 1-863-638-7212 if you have questions or concerns about your transcripts or test scores. 

Applicants must submit the following to the Admissions Office:

  • A completed Admissions Application with a non-refundable application fee of $20.00
  • ACT or SAT Scores (optional)
  • Your official high school student transcript. The admission decision will be based on your most recent transcript. After graduation, your final high school transcript needs to be submitted.


Once accepted, the following must be submitted:

**Traditional students are required to live in on-campus housing at Warner unless they meet at least one of the following requirements: (and required to complete the Off-Campus Housing Application)

    • Living in the home of a parent or guardian within 50 miles of campus
    • At least 21 years old
    • Married or the custodial parent of a child
    • 5th-year Senior
Transfer Student Admissions Process

A transfer applicant is a degree-seeking student who has earned a minimum of 24 hours of transferable credit at another post-secondary institution. Those with fewer than 24 credit or semester hours are subject to the freshman entrance requirements. The transfer applicant must be in good academic standing without disciplinary problems at the last college or university attended and must have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA. As a condition for admission, the applicant must submit official transcripts from each college and university attended. Most grades will be accepted upon transfer into Warner University, but please be advised that the amount of “D” grades that can apply to the completion of a degree are limited.

Applicants should consult with their Admissions counselor for information specific to their areas of interest. The Admissions Office will consider applications only after the following steps are completed:

  • A completed Admissions Application with a non-refundable application fee of $20.00
  • Official transcript(s) from each college or university attended

Once accepted, the following must be submitted:

  • A $100.00 Confirmation Payment (non-refundable) to confirm the intention to enroll and secure housing
  • A Housing Survey
  • Health Forms  (Must be submitted to mywuforms@warner.edu before moving on campus)
  • Athletic Participation Forms (For Recruited Athletes Only)
International Student Application Process

Warner has students from all over the world as part of our community, and we hope you’ll join us.

Follow the steps at this link for admission through arrival: I-20 Process for New International Students. Complete an International Student Certification of Finances signed by your financial sponsor, showing the ability to support the costs of living and studying in the U.S. for every year of your program of study.

Adult Online Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


First Time Freshman
  • Online Application
  • High School Transcripts
  • SAT(940) or ACT(18) scores
  • 2.25 GPA/ Top 50% class rank


Freshman Transfers (Under 24 college credit hours)
  • Online Application
  • Official College Transcripts  (from all previous schools)
  • High School Transcripts
  • SAT(940) or ACT(18) scores
  • 2.25 GPA/ Top 50% class rank


Transfer Students (24 college credit hours +)
  • Online Application
  • Official College Transcripts  (from all previous schools)
  • 2.0 GPA/ 2.5 GPA for education majors


Graduate Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Online application 
  • Official Bachelor’s Degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA (Students with a GPA of 2.68 – 2.99 will be admitted under a provisional acceptance.  Students with a GPA below 2.68 will be submitted to the Graduate Committee for review)
  • Two personal reference letters or forms