How to Apply

Finding and pursuing your passion at Champlain will take you further than you ever imagined you could go, but it's not a journey you take alone: Our close-knit community of educators, administrators and fellow students will support you every step of the way.

Understanding Portfolio Requirements

Five of our majors in the Division of Communication & Creative Media have required portfolio reviews. For specific details and instructions, see the Admissions Portfolio Requirements section.

Application Deadlines

Admissions Program

Due Dates

Nonrefundable Deposit*
Due Dates

Early Decision I: First-year only

Nov. 1

Within 3 weeks of admit date

Early Decision II: First-year only

Dec. 15

Within 3 weeks of admit date

Regular Decision: First-year

Jan. 15

May 1

Regular Decision: Transfer



Spring Enrollment**



All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time).
*Housing Deposit Dates: Admitted students interested in residing in one of Champlain's residence halls should submit their nonrefundable housing deposit along with the tuition deposit.
**Certain majors are not eligible for Spring enrollment.