First-Time Students

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions you will make and it will impact your life in so many ways.

You have a life to plan and decisions to make. And Welch College wants to be part of your success. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best colleges in the south, our academic tradition is recognized by experts in a wide spectrum of vocational fields.

Completing the application is the first step to beginning you journey to Welch College. Allow yourself 30-45 minutes to complete the application. If you find that you are missing some information, don’t worry. An email will be sent to the address you submit below so that you can continue your application at another time.

Start Your Application Here

Your Next Steps!

1. Complete the application. This takes about 35 minutes. If you’d don’t finish now, you can always finish later.

2. Submit your high school transcript. Do not wait until after graduation. Go ahead and request a transcript now, and your high school will send a final transcript after you graduate.

3. Arrange to take the ACT (Welch code: 3961), SAT (Welch code: 1232), or CLT. This is your best opportunity for institutional scholarships!

We’re here to help.

Debbie Mouser
Director of Recruitment
Phone: 615-675-5303
Fax: 615-296-0400

Abby Settle
Tennessee Admissions Counselor
Call: 615-497-7591
Fax: 615-296-0400

Angie Edgmon
Financial Aid Coordinator
Call: 615-675-5278
Fax: 615-296-0400

Welch College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin, age, or disability in admitting students or in otherwise administering its educational policies and school-sponsored programs.