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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Generations College offers full-time or part-time enrollment to all students who are academically prepared to succeed in their selected program of study.
  • Admission decisions are based upon an applicant’s potential for academic success as determined by high school academic transcripts and/or GED scores.
  • Admission to the College is made without respect to age, gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. The College will not retaliate against any applicant, student, employee or staff member who makes or files a complaint, grievance or lawsuit.
  • Admission decisions are binding and may not be appealed through Grievance Procedure. 


  • All applicants must submit a completed Generations College application form as well as a non-refundable application fee of $20.00. Click here to access the application form.
  • Graduates from a traditional high school or holding a GED must submit an official high school transcript of credits from the high school they last attended or a GED transcript.
    • Generations College does not accept high school diplomas as evidence of a student’s high school completion. Only official high school transcripts or GED transcripts will be accepted to evaluate the validity of the student’s high school completion.
      • Should Generations College or the Secretary have reason to believe that the high school transcript is not valid or was not obtained from an entity that provides the secondary school education, the Admissions Office will reach out to the institution in question to obtain confirmation of the validity of the student’s transcript in the form of an official school letter from the institution or a new official transcript; and
      • Confirm with the relevant department or agency in the state in which the secondary school is located that the secondary school is recognized as a provider of secondary school education.
    • Generations College does not admit students based on being beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in the state in which the institution is physically located.
  • Graduates of non-traditional high schools (including home-schooled) must submit an ACT score (minimum 20 composite) or SAT score (minimum 950 composite) Admissions applications may be faxed to (312)922-4286. Or if sent by regular mail, materials should be sent to the following address:

Generations College
Attn: Admissions
29 East Madison Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60602-4405


  • A completed Generations College application form is provided by the Office of Admissions or online. A non-refundable application fee of $20.00.
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited high school.
  • Official High School transcripts and ACT score if previously taken in high school.
  • A keyboarding speed of 30 wpm with 95 percent accuracy before entry into the program. On-site testing is required. Contact Admissions at, or to set up a test date.

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