Thank you for your interest in Dean College. Our admissions staff is here to help you throughout the process.

Ready to Apply Now

Ready to apply? Show us who you are! Our counselors consider each application with a holistic review process that takes into account your potential as part of the Dean community. Optional materials like your essay, letters of recommendation, and test scores only add to our understanding of who you are. They're not required, but they do give us another piece of the puzzle to consider your fit at Dean.

There are two ways to apply; the Common Application or the Dean College Application. Please note, Dean College will require all enrolled students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

September 2021 (Fall) Applicants

Common Application The Common Application will close July 27 at midnight

Dean College Application

January 2022 (Spring) and September 2022 (Fall) Applicants

Both the Common Application and Dean College application will open mid-August.

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Application Process

At Dean College we make the application process simple. For details on the application process see below.

First-Year Students

Transfer Students

International Students

Homeschool Students

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Enrollment

  • November 1: Early Action Priority Deadline (Non-Binding and Receive Decision Mid-December)
  • December 1: Early Action Deadline (Non-Binding and Receive Decision Mid-January)  
  • March 15: Priority Admissions Deadline 

Rolling admissions after March 15

Spring Semester Enrollment

  • December 1: Priority admissions deadline 

Rolling admissions after December 1

Dean College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the College.  Dean College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, nation and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other College-administered programs.