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The application process for admission to Westminster Choir College varies slightly depending on where you are in your educational process. Use the links below to apply online, download an application, or request an application by mail.

First-Year Students

If you will have graduated from an accredited high school or passed the GED examination before your anticipated date of enrollment, you may be considered for admission as a degree-seeking student. 

Apply using Rider's Application 
Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 Applicants.

Spring and Fall 2015 Applicants. 

Fall 2014 EOP applicants:  Rider is no longer considering Fall 2014 applicants to the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).

Links and Downloadable Files

How to Apply as a First-Year Student

Download the Transcript Request and School Counselor Recommendation Form (pdf)

Download the Academic/Talent/Professional/Personal Recommendation Form (pdf)

Download the International Student Supplement (pdf)

 

Transfer Students

If you have completed college courses at an accredited institution.  

Apply using Rider's Online Application 
Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 Applicants.

Spring and Fall 2015 Applicants. 

 

Links and Downloadable Files

How to Apply as a Transfer Student

Download the Application (pdf)

Download the Rider University Common Application Supplement (pdf)

Request an Application by Mail

Download the Academic/Talent/Professional/Personal Recommendation Form (pdf)

 

International Students

If you are not a United States citizen or permanent resident, you intend to study at Rider on a student (F-1 or J-1) visa, and you are applying as an undergraduate freshman or transfer student.

Apply using Rider's Online App
Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 Applicants.
Freshmen Students 
Transfer Students 
English Language Institute (ELI)  

Apply using the Common Application
Spring and Fall 2015 Applicants.


 

Links and Downloadable Files

How to Apply as an International Student

Download the Application for First-Year Students (pdf)

Download the Application for Transfer Students (pdf)

Request an Application by Mail

Download the International Undergraduate Student Supplement (required for F-1 visa applicants) (pdf)

Download the International Transfer Student Release Form (for students entering from a US high school or college) (pdf)

Graduate Admission

If you are a student interested in receiving internationally renowned instruction at our residential college of music, apply now with the new quick and easy online application. You can also download the application and WCC Graduate Application Supplement or simply request an application to be mailed to you directly.

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Admission Application Deadlines
Most graduate admission decisions are made on a "rolling admissions" basis. Applications are evaluated when the audition has been completed and required application materials are received. Notification letters are sent as soon as each decision is made throughout the year.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Programs
Suggested Application Deadline
January 1 October 1 April 1
Application Deadline for Scholarship or Graduate Assistantship Consideration March 15

Students must have a completed application on file and have completed the audition process to be considered for merit scholarships.
December 15

Students must have a completed application on file and have completed the audition process to be considered for merit scholarships.
Scholarships are not available to students pursuing a summer program
International Application Deadline
(suggested)
January 1 October 1 March 1

For more information:

Office of Admission
Westminster Choir College of Rider University
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey 08540-3899
Call: 800-962-4647
Fax: 609-921-2538
Email: wccadmission@rider.edu

For international application deadlines, please visit the International Admission website.