Admission Appeal Letter

Admission Appeal letterIntroduction:

An appeal is a request that intends to plead someone to reconsider their plan of doing something. An admission appeal letter is sent by a student who was probably rejected or whose application was not considered due to ineligibility by his preferred institution. The student appeals or requests the management to rethink over their decision by providing them with a valid reason. The sender must state his reason for appeal clearly and convincingly to warrant a reconsideration by the Admission Office of the learning institution. As stated, an admission appeal letter is meant to seek admission in any of the new academic institutions.

This letter has two methods of a request. The applicant could ask for admission on the basis of his eligibility or he could make a request for admission even though his scores do not match the institution’s requirements. The letter of application should provide a detailed information on why are you are qualified for the course that you are applying for.The letter should specify your eligibility and suitability. The course, the reason for applying, the reason for choosing the course, the level for which you are seeking the admission, all this needs to be conveyed through the letter. Enclose all the documents that are necessary, if needed.

Admission Appeal Letter – Sample

The following is a sample letter for Admission Appeal letter.


Susan J. Lambert,

210 Johnson Street,
Cary, NC 27513

September 1, 2010


Admissions Office,

New York University,

New York, NY 98893

Subject: Admission Appeal

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing this letter to appeal against the decline of my application for admission, to your esteemed university. I had applied for a Business course for this fall semester in the month of March. I had applied for the course as soon as the admission department came out with the forms. I knew that I was eligible for the course offered by the esteemed University since my scored were above the minimum limit.

There was a bad and long postal strike in my country in the months of July and August 2010. Hence, I was not able to receive the letter that the admission cell sent me, accepting the admission in your esteemed university, until yesterday. I have attached a cut out of the newspaper article published on the postal strike for your reference. The response date of August 30 has just passed. I am appealing against this declination which involves no faults on either side.

It has been my long time ambition to study and graduate from, New York University. I do hope that you will reconsider my appeal, to be still accepted for the Business course at the New York University.

I look forward to a favorable reply from you soon. I will be able to make it for orientation week on September 10, 2010.

Thank you.

Yours truly,

Susan Lambert

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