Undergraduate Admissions

Applying to CCS for High School Students

Prospective students must demonstrate commitment, maturity and a readiness to work and grow in an educationally creative environment.

Complete the Online Application

Before you can become a student at CCS, we need to know more about you. This is your first step - complete it now and then follow up with the other pieces as soon as you can.

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High School Transcript

Request official transcripts from your guidance counselor, or digitally through Parchment. Transcripts can also be sent via email. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative high school grade point average. Official GED results will be accepted in place of transcripts – a minimum 682 composite score is required.

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ACT or SAT Test Score

Submit your ACT or SAT scores (our ACT code is 1989 and our SAT code is 1035). (The average ACT score of CCS students is 23. The average SAT score of CCS students is 1091.)

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Show Us Your Work

Upload five to eight pieces of your work to Slideroom
Note: you will be charged a $10 upload fee.

Upload your portfolio

Less Common Circumstances

Submit official college transcript if dual-enrolled.

Submit official exam transcripts for Advanced Placement, CLEP and International Baccalaureate credits when applicable.

Requirements for Home-schooled Students

  • Home-school transcripts must include a list of courses taken, grades received or level of proficiency attained. Minimum 2.5 grade point average or equivalent required.
  • A high school diploma also must be submitted (based on the student state requirements). For Michigan residents, the parents providing the home-schooling will issue the diploma.
  • All other admissions requirements, criteria and guidelines apply equally to home-schooled students.