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Degree Programs

Ancilla College offers eight degree programs for students to choose from once they have been accepted. In addition, we have now partnered with Marian University to help facilitate the transfer of our students to a four-year school that shares the same values and principles we uphold here.

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Freshman Admission

Whether you attend a traditional public high school or you are a home-schooled student, we evaluate your admission application based on a range of criteria, including:

  • Graduate high school or home school with a general diploma or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. Ancilla uses an Academic Index, a “grade point average,” on a 4.0 scale
  • A background of secondary school subjects leading to a college program is preferred: 4 years of English, 3 years of Math, 2 years of Science, and 2 years of Social Studies
  • Performance as measured by grades in the above courses

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Financial Aid

Looking for ways to pay for college? You’ve come to the right place. An outstanding Ancilla College education doesn’t have to be expensive. More than 91 percent of our incoming freshmen receive financial aid.

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Why Ancilla College

Ancilla offers academic programs supported by a strong general education curriculum that prepare students for a career or for transfer to a four-year program. Ancilla degrees are easily transferable to other quality educational institutions, with no extra hoops to jump through.

Why Ancilla?


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


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