Undergraduate Admission Process for Adult Applicants

Undergraduate Admission Process for Adult Applicants

Adult Students bring with them life and career experience; they offer a voice unrepresented by any other student population. It makes them critically important to the community, the classroom, and to their fellow students. It is never too late to make a life change and we, here at Bloomfield College, are overjoyed to be a part of this step.

An Adult Student is one that is 25 years of age or above at the start of their first term.  This includes first-time freshmen that have acquired a high school diploma or GED. Adult students who have previously attended college are considered transfer applicants and should follow the admission procedure at Admission Process - Transfer Student.

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Adult students who are planning to attend college for the first time must submit/schedule the following with the Office of Admission:

  • An application for admission, accompanied by an application fee of $40, payable to Bloomfield College.
  • An official transcript of the high school record, to be mailed directly to the College by the high school, or a copy of the high school, or a copy of the high school equivalency diploma (GED) certificate.
  • Must schedule an interview with an Admission Counselor
  • Must schedule an appointment with an Admission Counselor for an on-site writing sample

Applicants should feel free to address questions to the Office of  Admission at any time (email: admission@bloomfield.edu). All candidates are encouraged to visit the College for a personal interview and tour of the campus.  You can review the frequently asked questions below, too.


Question Answer
What course load qualifies as full-time? Three 4-credit course units.
What is the tuition cost? $3,085 per 4-credit course.
Are there additional charges? • $150 Comprehensive fee per term for Evening and Weekend students;
• Lab fees where appropriate;
• $40 deferment fee for payment plan, or company reimbursement;
• $100 parking decal.
How can I pay for courses? • Apply for and receive financial aid (i.e. grants, loans);
• Arrange a payment plan with Student Financial Services;
• Corporate reimbursement (contact Student Financial Services for details Ext. 1212);
• Pay in full using cash, credit cards, checks, money orders (no debit cards).
Who will advise me about course selections? Each student is assigned an advisor either in the Center for Adult Learning or a full-time faculty member.
Does Bloomfield College have career advisement? Yes there is a Career Development Department that can help you search for employment online, prepare your resume, and prepare for an interview. They are available for appointments in the evening and on weekends.
Is there tutoring available? The Center for Academic Development provides study groups & individual peer or faculty tutoring. This office is open Monday through Friday until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:30-2:30. You may call for specific appointments.
Is there ample parking? There is on-street parking and two on-campus parking lots that require the purchase of a decal.
Are the Library and service offices open evening and weekends? The Library is open 7:30a.m.-11:30 p.m. Monday -Friday; 7:30a.m.-7:00p.m. Saturday; 4:00p.m.-11:00p.m. Sunday.
The Bookstore, Financial Aid, and the Student Financial Services Office are open Monday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; First Saturday of every month 9:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
When is the Admission Office open? 8:30a.m.-8:00p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. Friday
9:00a.m.-12:30p.m. Saturday

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