Like most colleges, we have more applicants than we have space for. As such we review our many applicants and then pick the best of the best.
Students must have achieved high grades in all four years of high school. GPAs of 3.5 to 4.0 are typical.
We expect all students to be proficient in the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension.
At CIR we suggest a high school curriculum emphasizing depth and breadth across the core academic subjects:
We seek to enroll students with intellectual passions. The students who thrive at CIR are those who are genuinely excited about learning, exploring and creating something special in the world.
To sum it up, we look for inquisitive, eager, passionate and highly engaged students who will make a difference at school and the world beyond, and we expect that they have taken high school course loads of appropriate challenge.