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Start Your Journey!

Choose the application that’s right for you — for free! We want to get to know you as a whole person, not just your GPA or test scores. While your official transcripts are required, standardized test scores and letters of recommendation are optional.

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First-Year Applicants 

Have Questions?

Our Admissions team is here to help. Call, email, or live-chat all your questions, big and small.

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Consider Applying Early Decision!

If Champlain is your top choice school, we highly recommend Early Decision. It influences our application decision-making process, and it comes with perks!

Learn About Applying Early Decision
Students come to Champlain College to build a better future. Our students graduate Ready. Ready for work. Ready for life. Ready to make a difference.
Alex Hernandez, Champlain College President
Alex Hernandez, Champlain College President

Application Deadlines

Early Decision November 15, 2024 December 16, 2024
Early Action December 15, 2024 January 3, 2025
Regular Decision January 3, 2025 January 15, 2025
Rolling (January – August) Within a week of application completion
Transfer Rolling Rolling
Spring Regular Decision Rolling Rolling

All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

*Decision release dates are contingent on receiving all requisite application materials by the stated deadlines, including transcripts and portfolios, if required.
**Certain majors are not eligible for Spring enrollment.

Open House Events

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Every season is beautiful in Vermont, which means there’s never a bad time to attend an Open House at Champlain College. And it’s the best option if you truly want to know what it’s like to be a student at Champlain.

All of our Open House events give you the opportunity to

  • learn about majors and programs directly from faculty, deans and current students
  • explore the Champlain campus and city of Burlington including the lakefront and Church Street, and
  • get guidance from our Admissions and Financial Aid staff on what to expect when you apply.

Open House events include campus tours, information sessions, complimentary lunch, and more!

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