APPLY TO CALVIN

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Apply to Calvin today! If you complete your application by December 1, you'll have your decision by Christmas. 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.

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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HOW TO APPLY

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.

Timeline

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    APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!

    You can finish in one sitting. Apply today.

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    OCTOBER 1

    Begin your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

    Michigan residents should take the SAT when offered to qualify for Michigan Tuition Grant.

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    DECEMBER 1

    Apply by December 1 to get your decision by Christmas!

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    DECEMBER 1–JANUARY 31

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    MID-FEBRUARY

    Financial aid packages begin.

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    MARCH 1

    The last day we can accept updated academic information (GPA & test scores) for scholarship consideration.

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    MAY 1

    Decision Day! Submit your $300 enrollment deposit to secure your place at Calvin.

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    APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!

    Apply today.

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    JANUARY 1

    Last day to apply for free.

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    JANUARY 31

    Scholarship and financial aid notifications begin.

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    APRIL 1

    Last day to submit final documents.

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    JUNE 1

    Enrollment deposits are due.

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WHAT WE LOOK FOR

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.

Policies

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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