Take the next step to your success by applying to Dean College.

Why Dean College?

Get ready for the journey of a lifetime. At Dean College, you’ll find the people and resources who will help you make your dreams a reality.

In our supportive community, you’ll work closely with world-class faculty and professional advisors to gain essential skills and create a plan for success. You’ll explore your interests through clubs and activities, get hands-on experience through internships, and prepare to launch a dynamic career. You can gain global perspective by studying abroad, you could even spend your first-year-abroad in one of 14 locations worldwide through our academic partnership with CIEE.

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First-Year Application

At Dean College, we make the application process simple. Learn more about the first-year application process and apply today.


Our 16:1 student-teacher ratio ensures that students can get help when they need it. No class at Dean is larger than 45 students and most are under 35 students. Learn more about why students choose Dean


More than 95% of Dean’s B.A. and B.S. graduates complete their degree on time and are either employed or in graduate school within six months. Dean also invests time and resources in your success, with $22 million going toward scholarships and grants every year.


We guarantee on-campus housing - for all four years! Dean offers a variety of living options from traditional residence halls to converted Victorian houses to fully furnished apartments.


Dean offers exceptional academic support. Our staff of full-time advisors can arrange for peer or faculty tutoring, formal one-on-one academic coaching, assistance with learning differences and help through the writing and math centers.

Academic Programs

Dean awards both baccalaureate and associate degrees, providing a wide range of educational options. Choose from nearly three-dozen academic programs or work with an advisor to design your own Liberal Arts and Studies concentration or your own major.   

Application Process

Ready to get started? Find out everything you need to know about the first-year student application process. We can’t wait to meet you! 

Questions? Contact Us

If you have questions, please feel free to contact admissions, at admissions@dean.edu or 508-541-1508.