How to Write a Cover Letter for University Admission

When you apply for a college, you need to attach a cover letter to it or we can say it a statement of interest. In the first paragraph briefly tell about your educational background quickly followed by your educational achievements and your future goals.

In the second paragraph, state the reason why you are looking to seek admission in the particular university.

In the end, thank the respective person for considering your application.


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    Sample of a cover letter for admission in University

    David Shane
    12 C, Nimbus Road,
    3nd Main Street,
    Ney York City

    Mr. Paul Sean
    Chicago University,

    30th October 2010

    Subject: University Admission

    Dear Mr. Paul,

    I am a Graduate in Software Engineering from London University and I wish to continue my studies. Your University has a very good reputation when it comes to engineering especially software engineering. It is my biggest wish that I pursue my future studies in your institute in order to compete with the very best.

    I herewith enclose the letter of recommendation from the Mayor of my home-town along with the duly filled application form as per the requirement of your institution. I have also attached my academic certificates and grade sheets as well. I want to state that I have always done brilliantly in my studies and in want to do the same in your university.

    I would be really grateful to you if you grant me admission in your university. This would take off a huge amount of pressure from my shoulders and I will be able to set my career on line. And I hope that my academic qualification meets your admission criteria and thank you for considering my application.

    Yours sincerely,

    David Shane

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    Template of a cover letter for admission in University

    [Your Name]
    [Your Address]
    [Your City, State, Zip Code]
    [Your Phone Number]
    [Your Email Address]

    Date: __/__/____Dear Sir/Madam [Last Name of Employer / Recipient],

    I have applied in your university (name of the university) in the field of (name of the field). I have done my graduation from (name of the college).

    I have attached all the required documents and other certificates as per the requirement of your institute. I will be really thankful to you if you kindly grant me admission in your institute. I hope that I get selected as it will set me on course to fulfil my life goals.

    Yours sincerely,

    [Your Signature]

    [Your Typed Name]

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