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At 51׻, you can have it all — quality academics, epic campus activities and the perfect location to launch your future.

Learn about applying and how you can experience campus for yourself.

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Test-Optional Admission | Common Questions

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Experience 51׻

The experience of a lifetime is waiting for you. Ready to discover it for yourself?

Fund Your Future

In 2020-2021, nearly 90% of 51׻ first-time freshman students received grants/scholarships.

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Promise at 51׻

You can't have too many scholarships. That's why, in most cases, 51׻ merit scholarships are awarded in addition to the .

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What is test optional? 🤔

Apply for admission and earn scholarships — without test scores.

No ACT or SAT score? No problem.

Don't wait to take the ACT, SAT or other standardized test. You can .

If you're admitted, you'll be considered for scholarships based on your GPA. And you can proceed with the admissions process, like making your housing arrangements.

Next Steps

Request Information

Want to know more about 51׻? Fill out our request form to receive more information.


Our fall 2024 admissions application is available high school graduates. Our 2025 admissions application opens in September.


We’ve added more scholarships to cover even more students. With a little help, you’ll have the chance to follow your passions wherever they lead.

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Follow @51׻Admissions

For questions and to learn more, follow @51׻Admissions on and .