Undergraduate Admissions

Experience a Christian College That Embraces Diversity

As more students prioritize diversity and inclusivity in their college search, it can be challenging to find a welcoming community that aligns with their faith. Rochester Christian University in Michigan is a great choice for students who want to be part of a Christian community that welcomes people from many different backgrounds and points of view.

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We offer extensive financial aid packages and a unique loan repayment program. 80% of students at Rochester Christian University receive $10,000 or more in scholarships!


Student to Faculty Ratio: Small class sizes and various student services ensure individualized academic support and attention. 


We seek to love, welcome, and value every human as a bearer of the image of God; embracing differences in race, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender, orientation, and more. 

Christian Identity

As followers of Jesus, we at Rochester Christian University are committed to embodying love, justice, peace, and mercy. 


Rochester Christian University offers undergraduate degree programs in a broad cross-section of disciplines. Please refer to the information below in order to ensure that your application is complete and that all requirements are met so as to ensure that we can process your application as quickly as possible.

If you are a high school student and you’ve never attended college before, you’ll need:

1. A 2.25-2.49 GPA to qualify for conditional admission (or 680 on the GED with no individual score below 170)

Students who fall below the listed requirements might qualify to join Rochester Christian University in the Fall Semester under our Warriors Thrive program. Contact for more information!

2. A 2.50 GPA to qualify for unconditional admission

Transfer students are unconditionally admitted with a GPA of 2.25 or higher

Standardized tests, including the ACT and SAT exams, are now optional. Depending on test score(s), students can qualify for more scholarships with an ACT/SAT score of 25/1200 or higher.

Our admissions review process has always considered a student’s academic performance in high school as an indicator of his or her ability to succeed at RCU. Please note that while standardized tests will not be required for admission and scholarship consideration, an Accuplacer test may be required to determine placement for English and Math.

Students who have a qualifying GPA will still be eligible for academic scholarships at Rochester Christian University.

3. High School Transcript

Students graduating from high school must arrange to have a final transcript sent to the Admissions Office after graduation using the Parchment Exchange electronic transcript service.

College transcripts can also be sent through National Clearing House.

Students who have completed their GED must submit an official copy of their GED scores to the Admissions Office either electronically or by mail to:

Rochester Christian University
Undergraduate Admissions
800 West Avon Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

4. College Transcript

Students who have completed any college coursework at other institutions must also present official transcripts from each institution the student has attended. Most institutions can be found on Parchment Exchange.

If your institution is not available on Parchment Exchange, please contact their registrar’s office and arrange for an official transcript to be sent directly to:

Rochester Christian University
Undergraduate Admissions
800 West Avon Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Or via email to:

5. Students intending to live on campus must fill out a Housing Application. For more information about life on campus visit Residence Life.

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