Applying to Highlands College
The Highlands College traditional program is for students between the age of 17–24.
What to Expect
The Application Process
You’ve worked so hard to get to this point—you’ve taken tests, you’ve stayed up late studying, you may have had a job, or joined clubs, or volunteered. We are excited to read your application to Highlands College – the record of all of your hard work.
Our team is here for you—every step of the way!
Completed Background Check Questionnaire
– If you are 18 or older, please complete the background check consent form in your application.
– If you are under 18, please complete the student background questionnaire, as well as a parent or legal guardian to complete the parent background questionnaire.
Highlands College Admissions Interview
Dates to Remember
Dates to remember for fall 2024 applicants
JUNE 1, 2023
Admission Application Opens
Students who have started their admission application will receive an exclusive gift at Motion Conference.
*visit a Highlands College booth for your exclusive gift.
JULY 27-29, 2023
Motion Conference- Birmingham, AL
SEPTEMBER 1, 2023
Scholarship Application Opens
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
Scholarship Application Priority Date
All Scholarship applications submitted on or before November 1st will be eligible to receive a scholarship notification as early as November 15th. Applications submitted after November 1st will be subject to a longer review time among a more competitive applicant pool.
In order to be eligible for scholarship consideration, applicants must have completed their application for admission.
DECEMBER 15, 2023
Early Deposit Date
Notify our team of your decision to enroll with Highlands College by submitting your enrollment deposit.
FEBRUARY 1, 2024
Financial Program Application Opens
Families may apply for our financial program that combine with scholarship awards to create the opportunity to graduate debt-free. The financial program application assesses a family’s demonstrated need and develops an individualized package for qualifying students.
FEBRUARY 15, 2024
Priority Acceptance Date
If you are accepted by this date, you will receive priority consideration of remaining scholarships, and student housing options.
MARCH 1, 2024
Financial Program Application Priority Date
All Financial Program applications submitted on or before March 1st will be eligible to receive a Financial Program notification as early as March 15th. Applications submitted after March 1st will be subject to a longer review time among a more competitive applicant pool.
APRIL 1, 2024
Housing Application Opens
MAY 1, 2024
Priority Confirmation Date & National College Decision Day
Fall ’24 Semester Starts
Tuition and Fees
Our Financial Program creates the opportunity for Highlands College students to graduate debt-free and empowered to reach the world.
Discover the more you were made for at Highlands College
Have a Question?
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions, please refer to the Highlands College frequently asked questions page or contact our team.