Students apply to the LEAD Program in their senior year of high school. Admission requirements are:

  1. Earn a 26 ACT score and a 3.5 high school GPA
  2. Pursue a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

In addition to these requirements, students applying to the LEAD Program will need to submit an essay with the their application. This essay is meant to demonstrate your strength as a writer, and as such, you will want to take some time to ensure that this is well written. Select one of the three prompts below, and write an essay no more than 500 words.

  • When did you know?
  • It has been said that there are two types of people. What are they? Which one are you?
  • Write a letter to someone you consider to be a leader.

To be considered for the Fall 2020 cohort of new students to the LEAD program, students must apply by Monday, February 3rd.