Admission to Philander Smith University (PSU) is open to all persons who show potential for college-level work and who meet our admissions requirements. To be considered for admission to PSU, students must have earned a high school diploma from a regionally accredited high school, or have passed a state issued General Education Diploma (GED) test, or completed a state- approved home school program. PSU admits new students in the fall, spring, and summer terms.

Once you have completed the application, please send the following documents to

  • Official High School transcript or GED scores
  • ACT or SAT Scores
  • Immunization records showing completed dates of 2 MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) immunizations.
  • If you are transferring from another college, submit official copies of all transcripts from previously attended colleges and universities.

You may also mail the documents to:

Philander Smith University
Attention: Office of Admissions
900 West Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR  72202

Philander Smith College is accepting applications for new Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) program.  To learn more about the program and apply, please visit

Philander Smith College is now offering a graduate MBA degree.  The inaugural class for the program started in May 2023.  Our next class will start in January 2024.  The admission application is now open.

Gain the credentials you need to make exciting career moves with a Master of Business Administration degree from Philander Smith College. Choose a concentration in Project Management or Management to develop the professional knowledge and relevant expertise you need to advance in a competitive global business environment. Our program offers a one year, 36 credit hour program with online and face to face formats. 

Learn from our highly qualified faculty, and regardless of your undergraduate background you can open doors to new career opportunities in as few as 12 months. At Philander Smith College, We are offering a unique ONE year quality master's program that is convenient and affordable, delivering the desired results to meet the needs of the business community.

Apply for the MBA Program at Philander Smith College.