Transfer Applicants

A Step-By-Step Guide to Apply


Application DeadlineFinancial Aid (FAFSA)
Priority Filing Date
Notification Date
Fall Start Rolling March 1 Rolling
Spring Start Rolling October 1 Rolling

STEP 1: Submit a Completed Application

You can apply to Champlain College using the Common Application or the Champlain College Application. The Common Application allows you to apply to many schools at the same time, and our Champlain College Application is painless to complete. Both are free. Regardless of which you choose, all applications are considered equally. We request that you do not submit more than one application for admission.

  • Early Decision Deadline         November 15, 2018
  • Regular Decision Deadline      January 15, 2019


STEP 2: Submit Required Documentation*

  • Official college transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • Official copy of your high school transcript.
  • Optional: Official SAT or ACT scores are optional but recommended, especially if the applicant has fewer than 30 credits completed at the time of application. Champlain's SAT code is 3291 and our ACT code is 4298. SAT and ACT score reports must be sent to Champlain from the CollegeBoard and ACT websites respectively.
  • Optional: Letters of recommendation.
  • If you are applying to the Creative Media, Digital Filmmaking, Game Art and Animation, Game Design, or Graphic Design & Digital Media majors, please upload your portfolio. Learn more about portfolio requirements.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

Once your application for admission is complete, Champlain College will do a transfer credit evaluation to compare previous college credit at other institutions with course requirements in your selected major. This information will be provided with your admission decision so you can make an informed decision.