adult undergraduate overview

you can do this.

more than 40 percent of lewis students are adult learners just like you. many have full-time jobs. many have families. all of them chose lewis’ supportive educational community to help make their transition back to school as easy as possible and earn a respected degree.

why lewis?

adult undergraduate admission
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  • Ranked as one of U.S. News & World Report’s “Top Tier Colleges”
  • discounted tuition for adult learners to make earning your degree affordable. lewis partners with numerous employers for tuition discounts.
  • convenient campus locations offer accelerated course options in day, evening, online and blended formats - whatever works to help you balance work, family and education
  • we continually modify our innovative degree programs to match the market’s high-demand jobs
  • small, adult-only classrooms provide the ideal learning environment to learn with and from your peers
  • earn up to 30 credit hours for your college-level learning developed through prior work and personal experiences through our prior learning assessment
  • faculty bring “real-world” experience and instruction to the classroom, which is immediately relevant to your career
  • mentoring and support every step of the way – from admission through graduation, and with career support long after
  • academic resources and support services geared specifically for adult learners

adult undergraduate application requirements
with new sessions starting every 8 weeks, we’re always ready for you to take the next step in life. review our adult undergraduate application checklist to see the admission requirements for your specific program of interest.

application checklist
  • completed application form
  • official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • $40 application fee
decision timeline

upon receiving a completed application, the office of admission will notify you of your status within 1 to 3 weeks.

for any questions regarding adult undergraduate admission at lewis university, contact us at or call (815) 836-5250.