Colleges that Accept the Common Application

The Common Application, which can be completed online or in print, is an admissions application that students can submit to any of the 450-something colleges or universities that currently accept it. That means that if you apply to schools that all accept the Common Application, you may just have to fill out one application and then decide which schools to submit it to. Of course, always double, triple check with every college application rules to make sure you’re not overlooking an extra question or essay they may require.

Here is a list of some of the college that currently accept the Common Application:

Adelphi University
Albion College
Allegheny College
American University
Amherst College
Augustana College
Baldwin-Wallace College
Bard College
Barnard College
Beloit College
Boston College
Boston University
Bowdoin College
Brown University
California Institute of Technology
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Claremont McKenna College
College of Mount Saint Vincent
College of William & Mary
College of Wooster
Colorado College
Columbia University
Converse College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Davidson College
DePaul University
Drexel University
Duke University
Elmira College
Emerson College
Emory University
Florida Southern College
Fordham University
Gonzaga University
Grinnell College
Hamilton College
Hampshire College
Harvard University
Harvey Mudd College
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hofstra University
Howard University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Ithaca College
Johns Hopkins University
Kalamazoo College
Kenyon College
Lehigh University
Luther College
Marquette University
Miami University (Ohio)
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Occidental College
Ohio Wesleyan University
Pepperdine University
Pitzer College
Princeton University
Rhode Island College
Rice University
Santa Clara University
Sarah Lawrence College
Skidmore College
SUNY Binghamton University
SUNY University at Buffalo
Syracuse University
Tufts University
University of Chicago
University of Delaware
University of Kentucky
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Wake Forest University
Washington University in St. Louis
Yale University

You can view the complete list of 456 schools here.