NON-DEGREE APPLICANTS

Non-degree applicants are persons who wish to take selected college courses without the intent of completing a degree program. These are persons who wish to attend college for the purpose of upgrading employment skills, for transferring credit to meet certain certification requirements, or for personal interest and enjoyment. These persons will be listed as non-degree students. They will not be subject to the usual requirements for admission, but they must give evidence of preparation and ability to successfully pursue college level courses. Such students may later become candidates for a degree by meeting all entrance requirements, completing a change of status form, and receiving approval from the Office of Enrollment Management. Non-degree students will not be accorded the privilege of participation in intercollegiate athletics or other student activities unless the activity is academically related to the course work for which the student is enrolled. Non-degree students will be subject to the same rules and regulations governing scholarships, class attendance, conduct, and health as are regular students.

EARLY ADMISSIONS

High school students may request permission to take courses at Benedict during the summer before their senior year and during their senior year. They receive regular college credit for courses they complete successfully.

READMISSION

Former students who have not enrolled for one or more semesters (summer sessions excluded) must file an application for readmission, which is available from the Office of Enrollment Management. The privilege of requesting readmission does not imply an obligation on the part of the College to grant the request. The College reserves the right to deny readmission, as warranted by policies and circumstances.

Applicants for readmission who have received credit from another college or university during their absence from Benedict College must submit official transcripts of such work to the Office of Enrollment Management before consideration will be given to the application.

Non-degree

Non-degree applicants are persons who wish to take selected college courses without the intent of completing a degree program. These are persons who wish to attend college for the purpose of upgrading employment skills, for transferring credit to meet certain certification requirements, or for personal interest and enjoyment. These persons will be listed as non-degree students. They will not be subject to the usual requirements for admission, but they must give evidence of preparation and ability to successfully pursue college level courses. Such students may later become candidates for a degree by meeting all entrance requirements, completing a change of status form, and receiving approval from the Office of Enrollment Management. Non-degree students will not be accorded the privilege of participation in intercollegiate athletics or other student activities unless the activity is academically related to the course work for which the student is enrolled. Non-degree students will be subject to the same rules and regulations governing scholarships, class attendance, conduct, and health as are regular students.

Notices of Acceptance

The Office of Admissions and Student Marketing will notify applicants of action taken on their applications within two weeks after all required credentials have been received for evaluation. A letter of acceptance will be sent to the applicant whose credentials are acceptable for admission or readmission to the College.

Upon receipt of a letter of acceptance, or within thirty days afterwards, each applicant is required to deposit $50 (certified check or money order) in the Office of Admissions and Student Marketing, This amount is a non-refundable administrative cost. The College cannot guarantee a place in the class for applicants who have not paid the admission fee.

Benedict College reserves the right to reject any applicant when, in the opinion of the Admissions Committee: (1) the credentials do not indicate a probability of success; (2) the College does not offer an appropriate curriculum that will satisfy the applicant's proposed vocational objectives; or (3) the student enrollment capacity of the College has been reached, and it is necessary to impose enrollment limitations. The College also reserves the right to consider factors other than the basic characteristics of academic competence to grant conditional admission to applicants when, in the opinion of the Admissions Committee, an applicant possesses special talents and accomplishments that will con­tribute to the institutional program.

Readmission

Former students who have not enrolled for one or more semesters (summer sessions excluded) must file an application for readmission, which is available from the Office of Enrollment Management. The privilege of requesting readmission does not imply an obligation on the part of the College to grant the request. The College reserves the right to deny readmission, as warranted by policies and circumstances.

  1. Return completed application for readmission to the Office of Admissions and Student Marketing.
  2. Applicants for readmission who have received credit from another college or university during their absence from Benedict College must submit official transcripts of such work to the Office of Admissions and Student Marketing, before consideration will be given to the application.

Veterans and Eligible Dependents

The Office of the Registrar at Benedict College offers assistance and information on College programs and applications for education benefits to veterans and eligible dependents. The Office of the Registrar certifies enrollment and transmits attendance records, degree requirements, and other information concerning veterans enrolled at Benedict to the Veterans Administration. Admission to the College should be obtained before the student applies for veterans benefits. The appropriate application forms for benefits will be sent with the offer of admission. Beginning students are urged to complete all forms and return them to the Office of the Registrar at least eight weeks prior to enrollment, so that they might receive their first benefit check in time for use at registration. In addition, the veteran should apply for a certificate of eligibility at the nearest Veterans Administration Regional Office at least eight weeks prior to the expected date of enrollment.

In order to be eligible for a full monthly allowance, a veteran must be registered for twelve or more credit hours per semester. Those registered for less than 12 credit hours are eligible for part-time compensation. Veterans are responsible for reporting any change in enrollment status or other previously reported information to the Veterans Administration and to the Office of the Registrar and Student Records.