Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Whether you begin your college journey knowing exactly what you'd like to do or whether you are looking to explore your possibilities, Champlain will give you what you need to begin opening the doors to your future career success.

Upcoming Holiday Break
The College will be closed for the holidays from Monday, December 23, 2019 through Wednesday, January 1, 2020. If you have questions during this time, please refer to our list of frequently asked questions.

How to Apply

We believe in a highly personalized admissions process. If you have any questions about Champlain College's career-focused education, the Upside-Down Curriculum, our extensive internship opportunities, international campuses, the application process, financial aid, or any other query, please feel free to contact our Admissions Office directly.


Early Decision for First-Year Applicant
First-Year Applicant
Transfer Applicant
International Applicant


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Early Decision

If Champlain is your first-choice school, this is absolutely the right application for you. If admitted, applying through Early Decision will allow you to have your admission decision weeks before regular applicants and has other benefits, including the ability to submit your enrollment deposit sooner thereby allowing you earlier access to our housing selection and roommate pairing tool.

Admitted Students

You did it! Being admitted to college is a big accomplishment, and your Champlain journey is just beginning. As an admitted student starting in fall or spring, learn more about your next steps. 





Majors & Specializations

We've developed our career-focused-degree program in collaboration with employers to ensure that you possess the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to excel in your chosen career.


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Application Deadlines

Early Decision First-Year Nov. 15
First-Year Jan. 15
Transfer Rolling
Spring Enrollment** Rolling

**Certain majors are not eligible for Spring enrollment.
All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Please note: Priority for housing is given based on the date the enrollment deposit is received. Early Decision applicants hear about admissions decisions earlier than other applicants allowing them to be among the first matched with roommates and assigned a residence hall.

Financial Aid Deadlines

File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by these dates to ensure that your financial aid award includes all of the institutional and federal aid you are eligible to receive. If you complete your FAFSA after these dates we will still determine all of your award eligibility, it will just take longer from the time you received your Admissions notification to get this information to you.

Early Decision First-Year Nov. 15
First-Year Jan. 15
Transfer Rolling
Spring Enrollment** Rolling

Champlain's FAFSA code is 003684
All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time)