Applications

Congratulations!  We are excited you are taking the next steps of applying to Carl Sandburg College; and we are happy to help you with this process. Once you submit your application you will receive a welcome packet with detailed information on your next steps.  If you have any questions, the Welcome Center is here to help every step of the way!

Please click on the Application below which corresponds with your needs. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact our office directly. Email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu  | Ph: 309.345.3500

 

Which option below fits you?

Dual Credit High School Student

DUAL CREDIT NEW STUDENT APPLICATION CLICK HERE

Are you currently in high school and looking to take dual credit classes?  

Dual credit students will fill out a new student application, the link is below. In the application you will be asked to select an academic program of interest. 

 

Please read before applying

Prior to completing the application, you will be asked to create an account. This account is only for accessing the online application, or registering for Explore Sandburg events. Please note: the application log-in is different from the log-in infomration we will provide for access to mySandburg. 

Our new student application is free and takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. Once you have completed your application we will send you a welcome packet to your home address in about 1 week. This welcome packet will have your student id, mySandburg log-in information and your next steps to getting started!

 

Questions? 

If you have further questions about dual credit, please click here.  

If you have questions about the application or which application to complete, please contact the Welcome Center, PH: 309.345.3500 email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

New Student (Never Applied or Attended Sandburg Previously)

NEW STUDENT APPLICATION CLICK HERE

 

Are you a new student applying to Sandburg?

A new student looking to apply to Sandburg is defined as a student who has never taken classes at or applied to Sandburg previously.  

The new student application can be found in the link below. Prior to completing the application, you will be asked to create an account. This account is only for accessing the online application, or registering for Explore Sandburg events. Please note: the application log-in is different from the log-in infomration we will provide for access to mySandburg. If you are planning to apply for financial aid or scholarships, please remember to input your social security number. 

Our new student application is free to submit and takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. Once you have completed your application we will send you a welcome packet to your home address in about 1 week. This welcome packet will have your student id, mySandburg log-in information and your next steps to getting started!

 

Please read before filling out a new student application

  • If you are a student that is currently in the United States taking college courses at another College or University, or, if you are applying for a F1-Visa to study in the United States, please fill out the international application.

 

  • If you were a dual credit student within the last 5 years, please contact the Welcome Center, you may not need to fill out a new application.  ph: 309.345.3500, email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu 

 

  • If you took classes or applied to Sandburg within the last 5 years, please contact the Welcome Center, you may not need to fill out a new application. ph: 309.345.3500, email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu 

 

Questions? 

If you have questions about the application or which application to complete, please contact the Welcome Center, PH: 309.345.3500 email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

Previous Sandburg Student

Have you applied to or taken classes at Carl Sandburg College within the last 5 years?  Were you a dual credit student within the last 5 years?  

If yes to either of the questions above, you may not be required to complete a new student application. Please read below for information on your next step. 

  • If you were a previous Sandburg student, we have an application on file. Please contact the Welcome Center at 309.345.3500 or welcomecenter@sandburg.edu to find out what your next steps are.  

 

  • When contacting the Welcome Center, please let them know you were a previous Sandburg student (or previous dual credit studnet), what year you last attended and ask if you will need to complete a new application.  If you have been a student within the last 5 years, we do not need a new application.  Always best to ask and make sure - we can help you with your next steps and get you on the road to becoming a Sandburg student! 

If you have any questions at all, please contact the Welcome Center, ph: 309.345.3500 or email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

International Student

International Student Admissions 

If you are a student that is currently in the United States taking college courses at another College or University, or, if you are applying for a F1-Visa to study in the United States, please fill out the international application.  We look forward to working with you on your application for admission, and encourage you ask questions by emailing Rick Eddy, reddy@sandburg.edu 

PLEASE CLICK HERE to visit the international student section of our website for detailed Information on becoming an international student at Carl Sandburg College!

Summer Only Student

SUMMER STUDENT APPLICATION CLICK HERE

Are you a student at another college or univeristy? Check out what Sandburg has to offer during your summer break. Take some of your gen eds during the summer that transfer to your home four-year college or university; read on for more information! 

Why take classes at Sandburg over the summer?  
  • Stay on track with your anticipated graduation date! 
  • Get some of your gen eds out of the way 
  • Affordable tuition and coursework that will transfer! 
  • Online, on campus and multiple modality class offerings 
  • Small class sizes, more attention for courses you might want to take with us instead of at your 4-years  Suggestions on courses you may want smaller more 1:1 instruction include: Biology, Math and Speech, just to name a few! 
  • No FRIDAY classes! 

 

Important Dates - Summer 2018
  • Schedule available in October for Summer 2018! This allows you to plan ahead, even before making your Spring schedule at your home college!  
  • Registration begins in November
  • Summer session begins in June.

 

Transfer summer credit back to your home college.

Taking summer classes at Sandburg gives you personal access to dedicated instructors so that you can get the attention you need to succeed. Just be sure that you always check first with your current home institution first to make sure that the Sandburg course(s) you want to take meets your needs. We work with most Illinois public and  private institutions to offer courses that transfer.  It is up to  the student to check with their home college for transferibility of specific coursework.  

 

Start early. Graduate early.

Continue your studies at Sandburg over the summer so that you can finish your degree or certificate early! Keep on track and graduate on-time while taking affordable, quality courses over the summer months at one of the best kept secrets in central Illinois - Carl Sandburg College! 

If you have questions about the application or which application to complete, please contact the Welcome Center, PH: 309.345.3500 email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

 

PLEASE READ BEFORE COMPLETING THE APPLICATION

If you are a student that is currently in the United States taking college courses at another College or University, or, if you are applying for a F1-Visa to study in the United States, please fill out the international application.

If you are a new student wishing to apply, please click the start new application link below. You will first need to create an account prior to filling out the application. Our application is free, and only takes a few minutes to complete. Please be as thorough as possible when completing the application.  If you are planning to apply for financial aid or scholarships, please remember to input your social security number in the application. 

Applying to a Limited Enrollment Program

Limited Enrollment Programs

Select programs offered at Carl Sandburg College have limited enrollment and specific requirements for applying and acceptance.

Limited enrollment programs first require:

1) an application to Sandburg College

This application is for general admissions to the College. If you are a current or recent Sandburg student, please give the Welcome Center a call to find out if you need to fill out a Sandburg application.  All new students will first need to fill out a new student application. 

2)  an application specific to the limited enrollment program

 

Computed Tomography (CT)  Fall 2018 start Applications open: Feb 15 - June 15

Dental Hygiene   Fall 2018 start Applications open: Oct 1 - Feb 15

Practical Nursing (LPN)  Fall 2018 start Applications open: Oct 1 - Mar 1

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)  Spring 2018 start Applications open: June 1 - Oct 1

Medical Assistant  Spring 2018 start Applications open: June 1- Oct 1

Mortuary Science  Fall 2018 start Applications open Oct 1 - July 31

Associate Degree Nursing (RN)  Fall 2018 start Applications open: Oct - Mar 1

Radiologic Technology  Summer 2018 start Applications open: Oct 1 - Feb 1

EMS Paramedic  Spring 2018 start Application open: Aug 1 - Nov 1

 

After submission of a new student application please visit the specific program pages for detailed information including:curriculum, application checklists, pre-requisite information, program specific application timelines, cost sheets and more. Limited enrollment programs often require more steps beyond applying to the program. You'll want to be sure you have an application check-list for the program of interest and of course we encourage you to make an appointment with Megan Jones, admissions recruiter for our health science programs. 

How to make an appointment to visit with Megan Jones, admissions recruiter:

If you would like to visit with our health sciences admissions recruiter, Megan, to talk about one of our limited enrollment programs and requirements, please contact the Welcome Center to make an appointment. PH: 309.345.3500, Email: welcomecenter@sandburg.edu  We are more than happy to sit down and talk you through the steps necessary to apply for any of our limited enrollment programs! 

 

The Welcome Center hours: M-F 8-5, we are located in Building B at the Main Campus

Summer hours: M-F 8-4

Aplicar en ESPAÑOL

Nuestra aplicación está disponible en español. Por favor llenar la Solicitud en formato PDF, guardar en su ordenador, y enviar a nuestro Centro de Bienvenida. welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

Usted recibirá un paquete en el correo electrónico en una semana con la información que se los pasos a seguir para inscribirse.

 

Aplicación español

Applicatoin FRANÇAIS

Notre application est disponible en français. S'il vous plaît remplir le formulaire en format PDF, enregistrer sur votre ordinateur, et envoyer à notre Centre d'accueil. welcomecenter@sandburg.edu 

Vous recevrez un paquet par courrier dans une semaine avec des informations sur vos prochaines étapes pour vous inscrire.  

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