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Apply to Calvin today! High school seniors and juniors, you don’t need to submit an SAT, ACT, or CLT test score to be considered for admission or academic scholarships.

If you’ll graduate from high school in 2021 or 2022, all you need to do is submit your application and school transcripts.

There are two ways to apply at Calvin—choose from the Common Application or the Calvin Application. Each is straightforward. If you’re applying to more than one school, we recommend the Common Application.

The Calvin Application


The Common App

What’s the difference?

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Don’t let the unknowns get in your way—this quick video will help break down the application process, things to look out for, and even a few tips to make it as simple as possible.


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    There’s still time to submit your application for the fall 2021 semester.

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    AUGUST 1

    The Calvin Application for admission and The Common App are both live! Pick one and apply.

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    AUGUST 1

    The Calvin Application for admission and The Common App are both live! Pick one and apply.

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    APRIL 1

    This is the last day we can accept final admission and financial aid documents.

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    JUNE 1

    Submit your $2,500 enrollment deposit to secure your place at Calvin.

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We seek students who will thrive in academic, spiritual, and community life at Calvin. Each completed application is given careful consideration to assess the student’s academic profile based on several important markers of student success:

  • academic performance
  • strength and quality of curriculum
  • demonstrated leadership and service
  • college transcripts, if applicable

Admissions counselors are delighted to get to know you as a unique person. They are available to help throughout the entire application process. Find out who your admissions counselor is here.


Calvin University does not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, or disability in any of its educational programs or activities. To read more on our policies towards admissions, please see the folowing links.

The Clery Act

Safer Spaces

Student Conduct Code


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