Common Application Guide

Wondering which colleges on your list accept the Common Application? Enter a college name below to find out!

CollegeData’s Common App Guide features:

  • Application deadlines, fees, and requirements for more than 700 Common App schools on CollegeData
  • Early Action and Early Decision deadlines
  • Requirements for essays, additional writing supplements, and letters of recommendation

Key to the Guide

E: College requires the Common Application essay; WS: College requires a Writing Supplement in addition to or in place of the Common Application essay; E, WS: College requires both the Common Application essay and a Writing Supplement; CR: Counselor Recommendation required; TR: Teacher Recommendation required; OR: Other/non-academic recommendation required; School Report: a description of your high school provided by your counselor, usually sent with your transcript; Midyear Report: Grades from the first term of senior year.

Data represents Common Application Colleges listed on CollegeData as of October 2019.

Colleges that Accept the Common Application