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Undergraduate Application Process

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Ready to start your application? Here are a few things to note when applying to Salve Regina as an undergraduate student, including application deadlines. 

First-Year Applicants

We review all applications in a holistic manner, taking into account academic preparation, interests and involvement. We are looking for students who will contribute to our campus community, grow as compassionate individuals and be successful at Salve Regina.

Deadlines for first-year Applicants

Fall (September) admission
Nov. 1* - Early action I (non-binding) and early decision (binding)

*Nursing applicants must apply by Nov. 1.

Jan. 5 - Early action II (non-binding)
Feb. 1 - Regular decision

Spring (January) admission
Dec. 1 - Priority deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling, space-available basis after each deadline.

Transfer Applicants

You are considered a transfer student if you enrolled in any college or university courses after graduating from high school. Each year, approximately 10 percent of our new incoming students have transferred from another college or university.

Deadlines for Transfer Applicants

All transfer applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Students are encouraged to apply during the semester prior to their desired start term (fall or spring).

Decisions are made within 2-4 weeks of a transfer application becoming complete. Transfer credit evaluations and financial aid packages are then created and follow shortly after the acceptance package.

International Applicants

You are considered an international student if you do not have U.S. citizenship, a U.S. passport or U.S. permanent residency status (resident alien) and need an F-1 student visa. Our international student community also includes U.S. citizens living overseas.

Deadlines for International Applicants

Fall (September) admission
Nov. 1 - Early action I (non-binding) and early decision (binding)
Jan. 5 - Early action II (non-binding)
Feb. 1 - Regular decision

Spring (January) admission
Mid-November - Priority deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling, space-available basis after each deadline.

Undergraduate Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about Salve Regina’s undergraduate application process? Review our undergraduate FAQ, or reach out to the admissions team with your specific questions. 

Visit Campus

Salve Regina provides various campus visit opportunities for prospective undergraduate students, including spring and fall open house programs, ongoing information sessions and campus tours, plus events for accepted students. We encourage you to register online for a campus visit

Financial Aid 

To apply for financial aid, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The form opens Oct. 1 and the priority deadline is March 1. Visit our financial aid website for more information or to complete our Net Price Calculator for a personalized estimate.

Reactivate an Application

If you have applied as an undergraduate to Salve Regina within the past three years, you may submit a request for reactivation of application. Your previous application will be reviewed once we have received all required documents. 

Graduate and Professional Studies Application Process 

Graduate students

Salve Regina offers a variety of graduate-level certificates, master’s degrees and three doctoral programs to expand your career horizons. You are considered a graduate applicant if you have already completed a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree. Certain master’s and doctoral programs have additional admissions requirements to fulfill.  

Graduate Application Deadlines

Visit the graduate admissions page to learn more about Salve Regina’s graduate application process. While deadlines vary, many of our master’s and doctoral programs have an application deadline of July 1 for fall admission and Nov. 1 for spring admission.

Graduate Admissions Events

Learn more about your graduate program of interest through our information sessions and events held throughout the year.

Graduate Financial Aid Opportunities

To apply for financial aid as a graduate student, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The form opens Oct. 1 and the priority deadline is March 1. Visit the graduate financial aid page for more information. 
 

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Take your next step toward an exceptional education at Salve Regina University — submit your application today.

Contact Us

Salve Regina’s Office of Admissions is here to support you as a prospective student. Contact our teams with questions about the application process or connect with your admissions counselor.

Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions
Ochre Court
(401) 341-2908
admissions@salve.edu