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We hope you’ll visit and experience Donnelly for yourself.  Contact the Admissions staff at to schedule an appointment with an Admissions Recruiter or a campus tour. We look forward to meeting you! 

Donnelly College has an open admissions policy. Any person is eligible to enroll at Donnelly College who has graduated from an accredited high school or successfully passed the GED examination.

Students without recent ACT or SAT scores take a series of placement exams in our Testing Center before enrolling in classes. Students with IB/AP credits need to submit a copy of their score report. Transfer students must send an official college transcript form from their previous institution in order to enroll in classes.

Becoming a DC student is a simple five-step process, and we’re here to help along the way. 

1. Complete DC’s free application for admissions.
(Apply online or pick an application up in our Admissions Office). Please note the deadline for scholarship consideration is February 15

2. Have your high school transcript or a copy of your GED sent to the college.

3. Complete the FAFSA ( Be sure to add Donnelly College as one of your schools! Our Federal School Code is 001914. The FAFSA priority deadline is April 1

4. Submit your ACT/SAT test scores, or take DC’s placement exam. These scores will be used later by the Advisors to help you enroll in the right classes. 

5. Visit with a financial aid officer about available grants, loans and scholarships and corresponding application deadlines. 


Office of Admissions
608 N. 18th Street
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 621-8700
(913) 621-8734 (fax)

Donnelly College is a member of the Kansas City Collegiate Admissions Professionals (KCCAP). KCCAP is a consortium of colleges and universities represented in the Kansas City metro area that provides education fairs, at no cost, to businesses and organizations.
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As an equal opportunity institution, the College accepts applicants without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, physical disability, or veteran status. Any student needing accommodations because of a documented disability should contact the Assoc. Vice President for Student Support for assistance at (913) 621-8707.