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Welcome to the Online Admissions Application @ Rio Grande!


Freshman Applicants for full-time admission are requested to submit:

  1. A complete application for admission
  2. A $25.00 application fee (waived with online submission)
  3. A transcript of high school credits (Students required to pass the proficiency Tests for high school graduation, Must submit proof of passing or exemption from these tests.)
  4. Results from the American College Test (ACT) (Required ONLY for selected academic programs, scholarships and athletic programs.)

Transfer applicants for full-time admission are requested to submit:

  1. Items 1-4 as listed above
  2. All college and university transcripts from previous institutions attended

Note to International Students:  Leave the Social Security Number, State, Previous State, County, and Previous County fields blank, be sure to check "No" for US Citizen and put 0 in both fields for Years/Months at current county.  In the High School box fill it in by the example shown above it (high school name, city, state, graduation year) but make the state "XX". 

NOTE TO EVERYONE:  Fill out the form as complete as possible with as much information as possible.  The more information we have the easier it is to help YOU the student.  Thank you.





Optional But Important

This optional information will not be used in the admissions process.  It is requested to meet governmental affirmative action reporting requirements.


Ethnicity (Please Check One):





Personal Identification


First  Middle  Last



Other Names Used  Social Security Number (XXX-XX-XXXX)



Street Address


City   State    Zip Code  


County     Country


Years/months lived at the current county







Previous county and state lived at

(if you haven't lived in a different county and state, then use the current county and state)


Previous County  Previous State



Phone Email
() -


Cell Phone Alternate Email
() -


US Citizen?


Are you a veteran of the United States Military?


Are you currently in the Reserves/National Guard or Active Duty?
Are you a dependent of a veteran /service member planning on using their educational benefits?  (i.e. Post 9/11 GI Bill, Chapter 35, MyCAA)


Birth Date


Month  Day  Year



Personal Background


Mark only ONE. What is your highest educational goal at Rio Grande?


High School Information


Select the state your high school is in and the 'High School Attended' dropdown will autogenerate

a list of high schools for you to choose from.


High School location




High School Attended
(Open the drop-down list and choose your school)

Year of Graduation(4 digits ex. 2008)



Intended Major at Rio Grande

Intended Minor at Rio Grande

Enrollment Status


Living Arrangements


Year of Entry




Admissions Category



Preferred Site 

You can choose one or more sites





Other Colleges and Dates of Attendance, including Rio Grande:








Special Needs or Unusual Circumstances (optional)





Please select a choice




Same address as student?



if 'No' then please enter it


  Address   City   State


By submitting this I certify that all information contained in this application is correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that withholding and/or giving false information on this application may make me ineligible for admission or later subject to dismissal.  If admitted to the University of Rio Grande, I agree to live in accordance with the regulations of the institution.

Additionally, I authorize the Admission Office of Rio Grande to obtain my official high school transcripts for the purpose of completing the application/acceptance process.

Following the successful submission of your application, you will receive an email confirmation.  If you do not receive an email, please contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-282-7201 ext. 7208 to determine if you application was received.



University of Rio Grande
Rio Grande Community College
218 North College Ave.
Rio Grande, OH 45674-3131

1-800-282-7201 (Toll Free)



Furthermore, the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College affirm that policies and practices relating to housing, academic and social life, and employment are applied without regard to race, color, gender, religion, disability, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, socioeconomic status, or political affiliation.  Inquiries in this regard should be directed to the President to the University of Rio Grande and the Rio Grande Community College.

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