Priority Dates & Deadlines

September 1st, 2016 Application Open Application Open
December 1st, 2016 Priority Date:

Completed Application File (includes, online app, test scores (if applicable) and transcripts.

February 1st, 2017 Early Action Deadline:

Completed Admissions File (includes online application, test scores (if applicable), transcripts and application fee).

What is Early Action?

Early Action gives you the opportunity to receive the following:

  1. Early Admission Decision – you will receive a decision within two weeks of successfully completing an admissions file.  A completed admissions file includes a submitted online application and applicable transcripts and test scores. 
  2. Early Financial Aid Package – with Jessup’s commitment to being an affordable, private Christian university, you can financially plan ahead and explore Jessup scholarship and grant opportunities, federal and state aid, and outside scholarships.
  3. Early Class Registration – you will be able to attend an early New Student Registration date in the spring.
May 1st, 2017 Confirmation Date:

Enrollment Deposit and Housing or Commuter form submitted.

August 21, 2017 First Day of School

Application Procedures

Start Your Application

Begin your application at

Submit a Completed Application

  • Fill out all required fields
  • Personal statement is optional

Submit Documents

  • Send your official documents to Jessup
    • High School TranscriptAn official copy can be mailed to us directly, send electronically, or emailed from your counselor/registrar to Admissions as an attachment.
    • SAT and/or ACT ScoresRequest ACT scores at Request SAT scores at
    • College Transcript(s) (Transfers only) – An official copy can be mailed to us directly, send electronically, or emailed from your counselor/registrar to me as an attachment.
  • Have official documents sent to:
    • William Jessup University ATTN: Office of Admissions
    • 2121 University Ave. Rocklin, CA 95765
    • (916)-577-2220 (FAX)
  • If you have unofficial transcripts or test scores, contact your admissions counselor on how to proceed.

Once the above steps are done, your file is considered complete. A preliminary file evaluation will take place by one of our admission counselors. If necessary, we will contact you for more information to gain further perspective. Otherwise, your file will go to the Director of Admission for decision.