APPLY TO CALVIN

Start toward your future today. The next deadline is December 1.

Apply to Calvin by December 1 and get a decision on admission and scholarships by Christmas! You don't need to submit SAT, ACT, or CLT scores in order to be considered for admission or scholarships. You just need to 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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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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    DECEMBER 1

    Submit your application by Dec 1 and you’ll hear about your admissions decision and merit-based scholarships by Christmas.

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    DECEMBER 1–FEBRUARY 1

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    MARCH 1

    The last day we can accept updated academic information, such as GPA, test scores) for scholarship consideration.

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    MAY 1

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

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    DECEMBER 1–FEBRUARY 1

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    JANUARY 1

    Apply for free until January 1; after that the application fee is $35.

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    FEBRUARY 1

    Students are notified of merit-based scholarships and financial aid Merit and financial aid notices go out around Feb 1.

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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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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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