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Rasmussen Leadership Academy

Rasmussen Leadership Academy Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Rasmussen Leadership Academy provides high achieving students the opportunity to explore their strengths, apply them to leadership opportunities, and utilize these strengths as role models in the workforce, community, with families, and in their college experience.


Thank you for visiting the RLA Guide!

We are currently NOT accepting applications. The next cohort of RLA will be Spring 2022. The application box should be open on this page during the Winter quarter, 2021. Please check back then. If you have any questions, please

STUDENT APPLICATION - Complete the application in this box and submit

FACULTY/STAFF REFERRAL FORM- Complete the application in this box and submit


Once your application is received, it will be evaluated based on the rubric below. 


You will receive a notification if you have been accepted into the academy or not over the quarterly break.  This notification will be sent to your student email (SMAIL) address so be sure to regularly check your SMAIL for notifications.

  • If you are accepted, you will be sent forms to complete and send back to the RLA Coordinators.  It is important that these documents are submitted within the requested timeframe.  Failure to submit these documents in a timely manner may result in the forfeiture of your spot in RLA.
  • If you are not accepted, you are welcome to reapply for a future RLA session.