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Dean, we define transfer students as anyone who has attempted college-level
coursework after high school. Applying for admission is easy.
Simply complete the following five steps by the appropriate application deadline:
March 15 - This is
a priority deadline. Applications are welcome and reviewed on a rolling basis
December 1 - Applicants
for January should apply in mid-November to avoid processing delays due to the
1. Application Form
Apply using Dean’s free online application. Dean College is also a member of The Common Application. Be sure the name you provide is consistent with all other documents.
Please send us an official copy of your secondary school transcript indicating a date of graduation (or official GED/HSE results). For review purposes and in order to perform a credit evaluation, we also require an official transcript from any college or university attended.
3. Transfer Student Status Report
Please have the Dean of Students complete a Transfer Student Status Report. If you attended more than one college, this form must be completed by the Dean of Students at each institution.
4. Essay (Optional)
Our application form includes a brief essay but you are welcome to submit it as a separate document. You
may write on any topic to demonstrate what you think and how clearly you
5. Standardized Test Scores/English Proficiency (Optional)
We encourage you to send us your scores if you took either of these tests, but
they are not required for admission to Dean College.
6. Recommendation (Optional)
One letter of recommendation from a college
instructor who has taught you in an academic subject, such as English,
mathematics, science, or social studies is helpful in the admissions process.
Please note: Students who have previously applied to Dean College must complete a Reactivation Form. After receipt, the admissions staff will contact you regarding specific application requirements.
for performing arts programs in Dance and Theatre are required to audition and submit a photo and
performance résumé. Please be sure to complete the admissions application form
before registering for an audition date.
Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional documents to complete
their application. Please review the international
application process for information about visas, passports, and documentation
Transfer students who completed college or university
courses outside the U.S. must have their transcripts translated in English and
credits evaluated by a recognized agency such as World
Education Services, the Center for
Educational Documentation, or American
Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).
Note: Please be
sure to keep copies of all the documents you submit for admission.
you have any questions, please contact
Jaclyn Cowell, Coordinator of Transfer Admissions, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-541-1508.
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