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Become a Cougar!

Getting Started

You are only a few quick steps away from becoming a Barton Cougar!

Step 1: Complete Admissions/Scholarship Application

Step 2: Enroll for Classes - Contact the Admissions Office to schedule an advising appointment. Online students may proceed to Barton Online if you do not need advising assistance.

  • Submit ACT Scores or Accuplacer test scores- Haven't taken either of these assessment tests? No problem just give us a call and we'll get you taken care of.

  • Submit completed transcript(s) - Completed transcripts must be mailed directly to Barton Admissions Office to be official. Unofficial transcripts can be used for advising and obtaining academic information (GPA, ACT Scores, etc.)

Step 3: Housing Application - All full-time freshman students are required to live in Barton Residence Halls. Submit application and deposit early to get your first choice! For more information visit the Student Housing web page.

Step 4: Financial Aid - Never rule out the cost of going to college. You have many options to help you accomplish yours goals! First, we encourage all students to seek federal assistance by visiting www.fafsa.gov. Second, visit the Barton Financial Aid Office web page for Barton opportunities. Third, give us a a call and we'll see what other options we have for you!

Step 5: Paying for Classes - Check out information on enrollment and registration or payment plans and dates. Barton also offers a payment plan to help you manage the cost of your education.