Online Application

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Application Checklist for Degree-Seeking Students: Application Checklist for Visiting/Study Abroad Students:
  • Complete and submit the online application, including the personal essay in the space provided (500 words)
  • Request that official transcripts be sent from all secondary schools and/or colleges/universities you have attended/are attending*
  • Request 2 letters of recommendation if you are applying as a Freshman, and 1 letter if you are applying as a Transfer student**
  • Pay the $/€50 application fee
  • Submit Evidence of English Language Proficiency if non- native English speaker
  • Complete and submit the online application
  • Request that official transcripts be sent from your secondary school (if gap year) or your current college/university**
  • Pay the $/€50 application fee

*Transfer students who have attended college/university for less than 2 years are required to provide final secondary school transcripts.

**Transcripts and letters of recommendation should be sent to one of the addresses below:

Rome Address
John Cabot University
Office of Admissions
Via della Lungara 233
00165 Rome, Italy
U.S. Mail House Address
John Cabot University
One Metro Center
700 12th Street NW Suite 700
Washington DC 20005


A * next to the field below indicates a required field for submission of the online degree-seeking application. At a minimum - you must complete the required * fields in order to submit your application for consideration at John Cabot University. You will receive an email that confirms that your application has been completed.

Personal Data

Last Name:*   First Name:*  
Middle Name/Initial: Gender:*  
Current Address (number and street):
City: State: (for non-U.S. address, please write "n/a")
Country: Zip Code:
Permanent Address (number and street):*  
City:*   State: (for non-U.S. address, please write "n/a") *  
Country:*   Zip Code:*  
Current Telephone:
Permanent Telephone:*   Fax:
E-mail Address:*    
Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy):*       Country of Citizenship:*  
Place of Birth:*   Nationality:*  
Ethnic/Racial Background (optional):

Country of Passport:*   Passport:
Date of Expiration:
Native Language:*   SSN:

Emergency Contact Information:

Last Name:*   First Name:*  
Current Address (number and street):*   City:*  
State: (for non-U.S. address, please write “n/a”) *   Country:*  
Zip Code:*   Emergency Telephone:*  
Name of College/University you are currently attending (if applicable):
I wish to enroll for the:*  
of year:*  
I wish to apply as:*  

What major/program are you interested in?


Financial Data

If you are applying for a scholarship, financial aid, or a loan please list the funding source and indicate the approximate amount you expect to receive and the date you will be notified.

Year you are applying for aid Semester: Year:
Source: Amount: $ Date:
Source: Amount: $ Date:
I wish to apply for Work-Study/Assistantship at JCU (this does NOT guarantee that you will be awarded the assistantship).

Please indicate name, address, phone and fax of the person/s responsible for your tuition and other expenses at the University. If this information is the same as your family data, simply indicates "same as below":

Family Data

Father/Guardian Name (full name): Living?
Home Address (check here if same as permanent address):
City: State:
Zip Code: Occupation:
Mother/Guardian Name (full name): Living?
Home Address (check here if same as permanent address):
City: State:
Zip Code: Occupation:

List names of relatives who have attended John Cabot University:

Activities & Honors

Indicate activities in which you wish to participate while attending John Cabot University:

Student Government Yearbook
Theater Sports
Newspaper Other:

Please list activities in which you have been involved, including school activities, community or political projects, employment, travel, and other interests:

Languages (indicate level):

Academic Data

*List all secondary schools and colleges you have attended, including type of diploma attained (high school diploma, maturita, I.B., etc.) and dates, starting with the most recent:

School 1:*  
City:*   State:*   Zip Code:
School 2:
City: State: Zip Code:
School 3:
City: State: Zip Code:

Please have each institution listed above send official transcripts directly to the John Cabot Admissions Office.

List any honors or awards you have received:

Which of the following exams have you taken?


Do you have specific career plans at this time? If so, please describe them briefly:

Do you plan to pursue graduate studies?

Who were the individuals or what were the factors most influential in your selection of John Cabot University?

How did you first learn about John Cabot University? Please list names, when appropriate, on the lines provided: *  

For Degree-Seeking & Transfer Students Only

Transfer applicants must submit one (1) and Freshman applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from an individual qualified to evaluate an applicant’s educational background and/or achievements.

“Using the box below please submit a personal statement of 500 words (personal description, life experiences and indication of how JCU's academic programs fit in with your future plans)”

Required Reading

VERY IMPORTANT: In order to process your application for admission, you must read and sign - in the affirmative - the Release below. If you refuse your consent for John Cabot University to use your data, it will not be possible for us to continue the application process.

Italian Law on Privacy

Data Privacy Release - READ & SIGN THIS RELEASE

On the basis of Italian legislative decree n. 196 dated 30 June 2003 (hereinafter the "Privacy Code"), containing provisions concerning the protection of personal data, JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY, as the data controller, is required to issue instructions in relation to the use of the personal data of its students. The processing will be based on the principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency togethter with the protection of of the individual's privacy and rights.

1. Source of the personal data -- The personal data in the possession of JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY has been obtained from the individual to which such personal data refers (hereinafter the “data subject”). The personal data can, furthermore, be obtained from thirdparties.

2. Categories of data subject to processing -- For the purposes indicated below, JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY processes personaldata, such as, for example: name; address or other personal identification elements; information concerning the level of education andknowledge of languages; information concerning the student's accommodation while attending the university courses. JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY, furthermore, in the course of its activity, can also process sensitive data including, as an example, information that wouldpermit the disclosure of the ethnic origin of the student, information relative to a handicap or health problem (allergies, etc.). It is to benoted that on the basis of article 4 of the Privacy Code, this data is “the personal data allowing the disclosure of racial or ethnic origin,religious, philosophical or other beliefs, political opinions, membership of parties, trade unions, associations or organizations of areligious, philosophical, political or trade-unionist character, as well as personal data disclosing health and sex life”).

3. Purpose and method of processing -- The personal data in the possession of JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY is processed forpurposes relating to the programming and carrying out of its academic activity. With regard to the aforesaid purposes, the processing ofpersonal data is done utilizing instruments of a manual, electronic or automated nature, in accordance with a logic strictly related to theaforesaid purposes and, in all events, in such a way as to guarantee the security and privacy of the data in question.

4. Data Controller and data processor -- The data controller for the personal data covered by this information is JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY. The data processor for the personal data is the Director of Admissions.

5. Sphere of communication of the personal data and those who can become aware of the same -- For the purposes indicated under point 3 above, JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY may communicate the personal data to insurance and social security entities, the public administration, external consultants. The personal data may, furthermore, be communicated to the US Mailing Address of JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY, 14201 58th St. N., Clearwater, FL 33760, and to other external consultants charged with maintenance of the IT systems.

6. Nature of the conferring of personal data and the consequences of a refusal to reply -- With regard to the aforesaid purposes, the processing and the communication of your personal data do not require consent in thosecases in which the processing and the communication are necessary to fulfill the obligations deriving from a contract or imposed by thelaw, by regulations or by EU legislation. With regard to the other purposes, the conferring of personal data is optional; however, refusalto provide the same will be evaluated by the data controller on a case-by-case basis and will determine the related consequences which will be connected to the importance of the data requested vis à vis the management of the relationship with the student.

7. Rights of the data subject -- Finally, we inform you that the provisions concerning the protection of personal data allow the datasubject to exercise specific rights towards the data controller, on the basis of article 7 of the legislative decree n. 196/2003.

Agreement to the processing of personal data

The undersigned (name and surname) having examined the information provided by JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY on the basis of article13 of the legislative decree n. 196/2003 and the rights recognized under article 7 of the aforesaid decree:

-- Gives his/her consent for the processing of the sensitive data required to undertake the operations indicated in the information:*

-- Gives his/her consent to the communication of his/her personal data for the reasons indicated and to the subjects indicated in the information and for the transfer of his/her personal data abroad to the subjects indicated in paragraph 5 of the information: *

Signature By checking this you are signing this application.
Today's Date: *  

The Application Fee will be paid by:

  • Credit Card (pay online)

If you are in the US or Canada, please send your PAYMENTS ONLY to the following addresses (PLEASE DO NOT SEND $50 CHECKS TO THE U.S. OR ROME OFFICES OF JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY):

Regular Mail Payments:

John Cabot University
1999 Momentum Place
Chicago, IL 60689-5319
Overnight Express Mail Payments:

Fifth Third Bank Operations
Attn: John Cabot University
Lockbox # 1999
4900 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Students applying from any where else in the world,
please send your check to:

John Cabot University
Business Office

Via della Lungara, 233
00165 Rome

 John Cabot University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic or national origin, age, marital status or sexual orientation in the administration of academic policies, admissions policies, scholarships and financial aid, school-administered activities and programs or employment practices.