Tutoring Quick Menu

Common Application (Common App)

What is The Common Application?

The Common Application is a free online undergraduate application used by over 400 colleges and universities.

Why should I use The Common Application?

Using The Common Application can make applying to colleges easier since the same application can be used for more than one college.

Do I have to use The Common Application?

No, you do not have to use The Common Application when applying to colleges. In fact, not all colleges accept it.

Which colleges accept The Common Application?

To see if the colleges you would like to apply to accept The Common Application, you can do a search on The Common Application’s website here.

Where can I find more information about The Common Application?

The Common Application’s website