Application Instructions & Dates

Guaranteed Admission:
Undergraduate program applicants with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 will be offered guaranteed admission to the Hamilton Holt School contingent upon review of all College Official’s Reports and have no disciplinary infractions at any previously attended institution.

General Admission:
Undergraduate program applicants seeking admission with a GPA below 2.8 are encouraged to apply for general admission. Application decisions will be based on a holistic review of the submitted application materials within two weeks of the application completion.

Application Priority Filing Dates

  • Admission for Summer: April 15th
  • Admission for Fall: July 1st 
  • Admission for Spring: December 1st 
Applications will continue to be reviewed on a rolling basis after the priority filing deadline.

3 Simple Application Steps:

  1. Submit your online application
    • Start your application today! You may save and return to your application at any point before submission.
  2. Send official transcripts.
    • We require official transcripts from High School and all colleges attended, if applicable.
  3. Submit a College Official's Report
    • All students with previous college experience must submit a college official's report for each of the academic institutions they were enrolled within the past ten (10) years. Your previous institution(s) will complete the remainder of the document and return it to our office.

Short Answer Questions

You will be asked to respond to two out of the three short answer (50-100 words) questions listed below. We recommend you complete your responses in a document editor, then paste your response into the application.  

  • Why did you choose your major? If it is career-related, please explain how this particular major will help you pursue your desired professional path.
  • Do you believe your academic record (transcript information and test scores) provide an accurate representation of you as a student? Why or why not?
  • What challenging situation have you had to overcome in life? This can be something in your academic, personal or professional setting. How did you overcome this challenge? What did you learn from it that has shaped who you have become today?

Optional Steps

While these are not required portion of the application, you are more than welcome to submit other materials to help us better understand your personal and professional journey. 

  • Letters of Recommendation (Personal or Professional)
  • Resume
  • Community Involvement
  • Achievements & Accomplishments


  • English Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL, IELTS, or DET scores 

    If English is not your native language. We require all applicants whose first language is not English to adequately demonstrate English competency as part of the application process.  Students may demonstrate competency by submitting scores from TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or DET (Duolingo English Test).  A score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT), 80 (IBT) on the (TOEFL), an overall band score of a 6.5 or higher on the (IELTS) to indicate adequate proficiency or 110 or higher on the DET.

  • Any student who submits a foreign college/university transcript is responsible for having these transcripts sent through an evaluation service for translation. Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. and WES are the ones that Rollins uses for evaluation services.

If you have questions about the admission process, please contact:

Phone: 407-646-2037

Hamilton Holt School
1000 Holt Avenue – 2725
Winter Park, FL 32789