Your College Journey Begins Here

First-Year Students

Kuyper College is a welcoming community of students, staff, and faculty–a great environment for students who are new to college. You will be cared for and encouraged as you grow into who God created you to be.

Next Steps

Are you coming from a public, private, or home school? You will fit in regardless and be welcomed into our close-knit Kuyper community. To get things moving, take these first two steps: Complete the online admissions application and send us your official high school transcript.

Complete Application

We invite you to apply today. Once we receive your application, we will review it and will contact you to learn more about your educational interests and career goals.


After you apply, we will need your high school transcript. Ask your high school guidance counselor to send your official high school transcript to

Admission Requirements

You’ll need a high school diploma or passing GED. A GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Canadian student: 63% or above. And a Christian commitment to academic, spiritual, and social development.

First-Year Students' FAQs

Have questions? We have answers.

How does Kuyper tuition compare with other colleges?

Kuyper works very hard to keep tuition costs affordable for every student. Our tuition, on average, is $4,000 less than comparable Christian colleges. Learn more about our current tuition costs and fees here.

What kind of financial aid does Kuyper offer?

Kuyper offers various scholarships and grants that do not need to be repaid. At Kuyper, 100% of students receive financial aid. For more information, go to Tuition and Aid.

I have finished my application. What do I do now?

Once you submit your application, your admissions counselor will contact you and work with you to get your official high school transcript submitted. Once your file is complete, an admissions decision will be made promptly.

Is Chapel required?

Chapel attendance is highly encouraged, but not required. Chapel is held at the Vos Chapel on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m.

Should I come to Kuyper for a visit?

We would encourage you to visit our campus—sit in a class, meet professors, talk to students, and more. We would love to have you visit. Whether in person or virtually, we have options for you! You can view our different visit options and sign up for a visit here.

Meet the Team

Our enrollment team is here to help guide you as you pursue God’s calling for your life. We enjoy working with students and seeing them grow academically and spiritually.

Amy Hill

Department Assistant for Enrollment

Agnes Russell

Director of Financial Aid

Ann Essenburg

Assistant Director of Admissions

Caleb Schilke

Admissions Counselor

KZ Yang

Admissions Counselor

Kevin Zeller

Admissions Counselor

Majors & Programs

You will graduate with professional and biblical skills to think critically, communicate effectively as a Christ-centered leader.


You will graduate with both an academic and a work transcript detailing your work experience for future employers.


We invite you to explore Kuyper College to see if it could be where God wants to mold and shape you.

Plan A Visit

Our students, faculty, and staff are eager to meet you and help you discover how our community might also become yours.

Financial Aid

Tuition for first-year students will remain the same for four years and transfer students up to four years.


Kuyper College, community foundations, Federal and State Programs award thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants.

Residence Life

You will find comfortable and spacious suites at Schaal and Timmer Halls and Holts Apartments.

Spiritual Development

The Kuyper community will help you grow spiritually as you seek God’s direction for your life.