Steps to Apply

Take a few minutes and review each of the steps below to apply for admission to Kentucky Christian University.  Applying is simple, but obtaining each of the necessary documents can take some time. You can email this page to yourself or others using the link in the red bar above.  If you have any questions throughout the application process, contact your enrollment counselor or contact the admissions office at 1-800-522-3181 or

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 Step 1: Submit Application & Essay

Apply Online  or  Download Application

Mail to: Kentucky Christian University
100 Academic Parkway
Grayson, KY 41143
Attn: Admissions

Step 2: Submit Transcripts

New Students — Submit your Official High School Transcripts.
Transfer Students — Submit Official High School and College Transcripts.

(Note: If you haven’t graduated from high school, you will need to submit
a Final Official Transcript after you graduate

Step 3: Submit ACT or SAT Scores

Minimum ACT Score: 18             Minimum SAT Score: 1270
Request ACT Scores                                 Request SAT Scores
ACT Code: 1523                                         SAT Code: 1377

International Students: Submit TOEFL Scores

Minimum TOEFL Scores:
Computer Based: 173
Paper Based: 500
Internet Based: 61

(Note: If you do not meet the minimum ACT or SAT requirements or haven’t taken it yet, you can still be conditionally accepted while you attempt to raise your score. Also, all official transcripts must be mailed directly to the registrar or admissions office.)

Step 4: Submit References

Each student applying to KCU must submit 2-3 Christian Character References. These reference forms can be completed by a minister, youth minister, church leader, former coach, employer, etc. Contact your enrollment counselor to find out who works best.

Download Reference Form

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– Lindsey (Leach) Simpkins, Class of ’05

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