Graduate School Application for Admission

Thank you for your interest in graduate studies at Lindsey Wilson College. In order to process your application efficiently, please review the following information carefully. Your complete application must include all of the elements listed below. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

  • Application for admission form and application fee:
    All application materials must be received by Lindsey Wilson College Graduate School at least two weeks prior to the published application deadlines. The application form must be accompanied by a check or money order for the $35 application fee. Applications received without the application fee will not be processed.

  • Statement of personal and professional objectives:
    Applicants for degree and certificate programs are required to submit a brief description of personal and professional objectives. This statement assists faculty in evaluating applicants and planning an appropriate program. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact their intended program of study for specific instructions regarding the statement of personal and professional objectives. The statement should accompany the application form.

  • Official transcripts:
    Applicants who are not Lindsey Wilson College graduates must have each institution attended send one official transcript directly to the Lindsey Wilson College Graduate School, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, Kentucky 42728. Those applicants who have not completed their undergraduate degrees should forward only one transcript at the same time of application and one official transcript from each college or university attended after the degree is completed and recorded. No action can be taken on your admission until official transcripts are received. (Note: For transcripts to be official they must come directly from the higher education institution.)

  • Interview with a representative from intended program of study:
    See below for contact information.

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Personal Information
* Social Security Number:
* First Name:
Middle Name:
* Last Name:
Maiden Name:
Home Address:
City:   County: 

State:    Zip: 
E-mail Address:
Gender: Male Female
Date of Birth:
United States Citizen: Yes No
If you are not a United States citizen, please indicate: Non-immigrant Student (F-I)
If you're a Non-immigrant, please send a copy of your I-94.
If you're a Resident Alien, please send a copy of your Resident
Alien Card and list your Alien Registration Number:

Program of Study

I plan to attend the following LWC campus:
I am applying for admission in: August January Other  Year: 
If other, please specify: 
I plan to enroll: Full-time (9-12 hours) Part-time
* I intend to earn the following degree:

* Please attach a 2-page minimum typed personal statement describing your reasons for seeking an advanced degree in mental health counseling. Within this description you should discuss your personal life philosophy and goals, what you plan to do with this degree, and any special interest areas you may have (specific populations you wish to work with). Also, please include areas of strength and possible growth, both personally and professionally.

Educational Background

Beginning with the most recent, list all colleges and universities you have attended, or in which you are currently enrolled. List all schools, regardless of the length of time enrolled or number of credits completed. If the college is part of a university with a different name, give the name of the university. Attach an additional sheet if necessary.

Lindsey Wilson College Graduate School must receive an official transcript from each institution listed below.

Name and address of any college(s) you have attended:

Name of College:    Dates Attended:    Major:    Degree Earned:   
Name of College:    Dates Attended:    Major:    Degree Earned:   
Name of College:    Dates Attended:    Major:    Degree Earned:   
Name of College:    Dates Attended:    Major:    Degree Earned:   
Cumulative Undergraduate GPA: 
Area(s) of certification (if any):    

Professional Background

Employer Address:
Any other related employment, internships
or practicum placements:

Application Fee

A $35 application fee is required for all first time graduate applications. The application fee is non-refundable. Payment should be in the form of a check or money order payable to Lindsey Wilson College. Please do not send cash.

Application will not be processed until payment is received.

Affidavit of Agreement
* I agree to the following terms:

I understand that admission to the Graduate School of Lindsey Wilson College is contingent upon:

  • Providing official transcripts for all college credits earned to date prior to the end of my initial enrollment period

  • Meeting published academic or other criteria for admission to the program of any choice as specified in the graduate catalog or as required by the academic department

I understand that no person or persons can waive any of the requirements for admission to graduate school and, further, understand that any waiver to admission requirements can only be granted by the Graduate School Committee of Lindsey Wilson College. No statements made by any other person regarding waiver of admission requirements shall in any way bind the Graduate School Committee. I understand that withholding information requested or giving false information makes me ineligible for admission enrollment.

Emergency Contact Name: Telephone: Relationship:
If there is any additional information that we should have that would help you to be successful at Lindsey Wilson College, please list here:

For admission questions, call according to your program and location.
For general admission questions or to request information:
Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, KY 42728
(800) 264-0138 or (270) 384-8100
Master of Education for Rank II
Dr. Linda Young
Associate Professor of Education
Division Chair
(270) 384-8159

Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development
School of Professional Counseling - Region 1
Lindsey Wilson Columbia Campus
Office Phone: (270) 384-8150
Fax No: (270) 384-7301
School of Professional Counseling - Region 3
Ashland Community and Technical College
Office Phone: (606) 326-2065
Cell Phone: (606) 584-5114
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Regency Campus
Cell Phone: (859) 967-9443
Fax No.: (859) 246-6200
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
Cell Phone: (304) 687-3636
Office Phone: (304) 896-7431
Somerset Community College: Laurel Campus
Office Phone: (606) 308-2823
Cell Phone: (606) 305-1227
Maysville Community and Technical College
Office Phone: (606) 759-7141 ext. 66115
Cell: (606) 584-1582
Lindsey Wilson Scottsville Campus
Office Phone: (270) 237-9136
Big Sandy Community and Technical College Prestonsburg Campus
Office Phone: (606) 889-4773
Cell Phone: (606) 454-8834

Somerset Community College: Somerset Campus
Office Phone: (606) 629-9722 (ext. 16953)
Cell Phone: (606) 305-1227
School of Professional Counseling - Region 4
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Cell Phone: (502) 681-7530
Office Phone: (502) 213-4174

Volunteer State Community College
Cell Phone: (615) 448-5455

Regional Educational Center
Cell Phone: (270) 319-3956

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Danville Campus

Cell Phone: (606) 416-2248

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Cell Phone: (270) 319-3956
School of Professional Counseling - Region 2
Hazard Community and Technical College and University Center of the Mountains
Office Phone: (606) 487-3269
Cell Phone: (606) 233-2129

Southern State Community College
Cell Phone: (937) 403-1949
Mountain Empire Community College
Office Phone: (276) 523-2400 ext 301
Cell Phone: (276) 708-1975
Cincinnati State Community College
Cell Phone: (513) 405-4904

Southeast Community and Technical College
Office Phone: (606) 589-2145 ext. 13075
Cell Phone: (606) 272-1078
Jefferson Communtiy and Technical College
Shelby County Campus

Cell Phone: (502) 321-8457
Southwest Virginia Community College
Cell Phone: (276) 596-3038
Office Phone: (276) 964-7252
School of Professional Counseling - Region 5
Madisonville Community College
Office Phone: (270) 836-8339
Wytheville Community College
Office Phone: (276) 920-0899
Fax: (276) 223-4853
Hopkinsville Community College
Office Phone: (270) 484-5384
Henderson Community College
Office Phone: (270) 454-4652
Western Kentucky Community and Technical College
Office Phone: (270) 554-9200

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