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CCS Applicant

Admission Process


Applications are NOW OPEN!


CCS Applicant

Who should complete this application process:

– Individuals who have never applied to the CCS program
– Individuals who applied to the CCS program and declined a waitlist offer
– Individuals who applied to the CCS program and were denied admission

1. Complete application and submit to CCS program, including application fee (forms below) by January 4, 2021 (after such date applications will only be accepted on a space-available basis)
2. Submit documentation as requested on the application (applications will not be considered if incomplete)
3. Student/parents(s)/guardian(s) will receive an email when COMPLETE application is received
4. Complete application materials/documentation will be review by an application screening committee
5. Applicants will be contacted via email to advise if a virtual/in-person interview (TBD) is granted
6. If interview is granted, student and parent(s)/guardian(s) will be contacted for scheduling
7. Student/parents(s)/guardian(s) will attend virtual/in-person interview (TBD)
8. If student is interested in continuing the process, student will submit a post interview essay (as discussed during interview)
9. Student may be asked to spend additional time with CCS staff,  mentor, or students. (student will be contacted via email if required)
10. Student and parent(s)/guardian(s) will be advised of application status (accepted, waitlist, decline) via email in April.

CCS APPLICANT – click and print one set
Student Recommendation Form – click and print three
Transcript Request Form – click and print
• Guardianship Information– click and print
• Application Fee: Non-refundable $75
• Application Deadline: January 4, 2021

Decision Process
The CCS Program admissions committee will begin notification of application status in April

All accepted students will be notified via email and postal mail.
Due to the size of the program, A signed acceptance letter and a deposit will be due within ten business days of notification of admission. Accepted students and parent(s)/guardian(s) are required to attend an early summer student/family orientation.