First-Year Students

A good place to start

Kuyper College is a welcoming community of students, staff and faculty who care for one another. This is a great environment for students who are coming to college for the first time. You will be cared for, encouraged, and challenged as you continue to grow into who God has created you to be.

  • Next Steps

    Whether you are coming from a public, private, or home school, you will fit in and be accepted into our close-knit community at Kuyper.

    Admissions Checklist: 

    1. Complete the online admissions application.
    2. Send us your official high school transcript.
    3. Send us your official test scores from ACT or SAT (ACT Code: 2049 / SAT I Code: 1672).
    4. Send us your official college transcript(s) if transferring credits from another college or university. 
  • Admissions Requirements
    1. GPA of 2.25 or higher (on 4.0 scale) (Canadian: 63% or above)
    2. High school diploma or passing GED
    3. Christian commitment to academic, spiritual, social and physical development
    4. Composite ACT score of 18 or combined SAT critical reading and math score of 960 (Old SAT is 870).
  • Dual Enroll Students

    Start college early by dual enrolling! As a current high school student, taking a dual enrollment class will give you both high school and college credit for just $190 per credit hour. Dual Enroll Students have the ability to enroll in up to 6 credits each semester while in high school.


    • Current Standing as a High School Junior or Senior
    • Minimum current GPA of 3.0 and/or 1030 SAT or 20 ACT score
    • Written permission from High School counselor or Principal (waived if Homeschooled)
    • Have met with a Kuyper Admissions Counselor to review application and help schedule classes

    Admissions Checklist:

    1. Complete the Dual Enrollment (Part Time) Application.
    2. Request your high school transcript be sent to:
      Kuyper College Admissions Office 
      3333 E. Beltline Ave. NE
      Grand Rapids, MI 49525

    For more information, contact the admissions office at or 616-988-3632. 

  • Advanced Placement Credits

    Wondering how your AP credits will transfer in? Click here to see the AP Equivalency Chart

  • CLEP Equivalency Chart

    Download Kuyper's CLEP Equivalency Chart to see which CLEP tests count for which Kuyper classes.