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Our Program


We appreciate your interest in the Presidents Leadership Class and your time in considering whether to apply to our program. Our admissions process is guided by our desire to gain a full understanding of the talents and abilities you possess. Therefore, we want you to submit the strongest application possible. Should you have any questions or concerns about the application or if you need more information, please contact one of the Assistant Directors for Recruitment and Selection, Wisdom Amouzou and Scott Mahlberg at 303-492-4PLC or [email protected].

The application deadline for applicants is February 15, 2013.  Although we prefer to receive all applications by the February 15th deadline, out-of-state and International applicants can still apply until March 1, 2013.  All materials must be received by this date.  This is NOT a postmark deadline.

We encourage you to apply to the Presidents Leadership Class even if you have not yet been notified of your admissions status to the University of Colorado at Boulder.

The admissions process and criteria for the Presidents Leadership Class is different than what you may encounter in applying for other academic programs and scholarship opportunities. We urge you to review our selection criteria, admissions guide and our Frequently Asked Questions carefully before completing our application. If you have problems with the online application, call the PLC office at 303-492-8342 or send an email to [email protected].


A complete application for the Presidents Leadership Class includes:

  • A completed application including essays (Online Application | Downloadable Application  )
  • Two letters of recommendation including the Recommendation Forms  
  • One official high school transcript including the Transcript Form 


Become Better Acquainted with the PLC Program

Before applying, we encourage prospective students to have an understanding of what the PLC program entails. Many applicants have inquired about what to expect academically from the program. Please take the time to review the sample syllabus for the first semester of the PLC curriculum. As you'll see, the Presidents Leadership Class utilizes a diverse array of learning strategies. If you are sill unclear about the experience and academic standards of the Presidents Leadership Class, feel free to submit any questions. 



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