Applying to Sterling is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
- Complete your Base Application:
Apply Now for Fall 2023 with The Common App
- Upload a Writing Sample: A 500-800 word essay, short story, or opinion piece you are proud of which highlights your skills, creativity, and personality. Feel free to submit something you have written for a class assignment.
- Snap a Photo and Submit your High School Transcript; Official required before enrollment.
Ready to take the next step on your college journey? When you’ve completed an application, one of our admissions team would love to get to know more about your dreams and plans. Don’t worry – no need for a stuffy suit-and-tie event; interviews can be done via phone or video chat. And don’t forget that at Sterling College, we judge applications based solely on who YOU are as a person—not just test scores! So come show us what makes you unique!
Visiting or Continuing Education Student
If you’re interested in attending a class at Sterling College as a non-matriculated student, check out our array of Continuing Education classes. When available, it’s also possible to audit or enroll as a visiting student. Please contact us to explore this option.
Applying for Financial Aid
Sterling College is dedicated to providing students with financial opportunities that are tailored specifically for their needs. Our staff strives to keep college affordable, taking the time and effort necessary in order to create a unique aid package for each student and family.
Applying to Sterling College not only grants you access, but could also be your ticket to receiving merit-based college scholarships – no extra paperwork required!
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for all U.S. residents who want to be considered for need-based financial aid. The FAFSA determines eligibility for state and federal financial aid. We also use information from the FAFSA to award need-based Sterling College grants. The FAFSA code for Sterling College is 014991.
Need help applying for financial aid? Don’t worry. We’re here to make sure you successfully navigate the process, so don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions along the way!
Sterling College is a National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) member, and adheres to the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice.