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Admission application deadlines and fees for the colleges and universities that accept the Common Application are listed below. Additional information is provided for each college, including whether the college requires the essay (E) and/or a writing supplement (WS) and any other Common Application forms, including recommendations. There are three types of recommendations: teacher recommendations (TR), counselor recommendations (CR), and outside/non-academic recommendations (OR). To learn more about any college on the list, click its name to view its College Profile. Be sure to confirm application requirements directly with each college to which you apply. (This list reflects Common Application schools as of September 2017).

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Colleges that Accept the Common Application

Colleges 1 - 64 of 680 Colleges that accept the Common Application

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University of San Diego     12/15 $55 $55 Yes: E Yes: CR Yes Yes
University of Tennessee   11/1 12/15 $50 $50 Yes: WS No Yes No
Amherst College 11/1   1/1 $65 $65 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Bard College 11/1 11/1 1/1 $50 $50 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Barnard College 11/1   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Bates College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $60 $60 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Boston College   11/1 1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Bowdoin College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $65 $65 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Brandeis University 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $80 $80 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Brown University 11/1   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
California Lutheran University   11/1 1/1 $25 $25 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes No
Carnegie Mellon University 11/1   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Colby College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $0 $0 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes No
College of William and Mary 11/1   1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: CR Yes Yes
Columbia University 11/1   1/1 $85 $85 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Connecticut College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $0 $0 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Dartmouth College 11/1   1/1 $80 $80 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Emory University 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Fordham University 11/1 11/1 1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: CR Yes Yes
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering     1/1 $85 $85 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes No
Georgia Institute of Technology   10/15 1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E No Yes Yes
Hamilton College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $50 $60 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Harvard College   11/1 1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Lehigh University 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Middlebury College 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $65 $65 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
New York University 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $80 $80 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Northeastern University 11/1, 1/1 11/1 1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Northwestern University 11/1   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Pitzer College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR Yes Yes
Pomona College 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Princeton University   11/1 1/1 $65 $65 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Purdue University   11/1 1/1 $60 $60 Yes: E No Yes No
Rice University 11/1   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Scripps College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $60 $60 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
State University of New York College at Geneseo 11/15   1/1 $50 $50 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes No
Swarthmore College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $60 $60 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Syracuse University 11/15   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Trinity College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $65 $65 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Tufts University 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
University of Miami 11/1 , 1/1 11/1 1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities   11/1 1/1 $55 $55 No No Yes No
University of Notre Dame   11/1 1/1 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes No
University of Virginia   11/1 1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Vanderbilt University 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $50 $50 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Vassar College 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Wake Forest University 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $65 $65 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Washington and Lee University 11/1, 1/1   1/1 $60 $60 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Wesleyan University 11/15, 1/1   1/1 $55 $55 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Wheaton College 11/1, 1/1 11/1 1/1 $60 $60 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Williams College 11/15   1/1 $65 $65 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Babson College 11/1 11/1 1/2 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Boston University 11/1, 1/2   1/2 $80 $80 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Cornell University 11/1   1/2 $80 $80 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Stanford University   11/1 1/2 $90 $90 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
University of Chicago 11/1, 1/2 11/1 1/2 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Washington University in St. Louis 11/1   1/2 $75 $75 Yes: E Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Yale University   11/1 1/2 $80 $80 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
California Institute of Technology   11/1 1/3 $75 $75 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR Yes Yes
Duke University 11/1   1/3 $85 $85 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Johns Hopkins University 11/1   1/3 $70 $70 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Claremont McKenna College 11/1, 1/5   1/5 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
Davidson College 11/15, 1/2   1/5 $50 $50 Yes: E, WS Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes
George Washington University 11/15, 1/5   1/5 $75 $75 Yes: E, WS Yes: 1 TR, CR Yes Yes
Harvey Mudd College 11/15, 1/5   1/5 $70 $70 Yes: E Yes: 2 TR, CR Yes Yes

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