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First-Year Applicants


We're still accepting applications for fall 2017! Is this your first time applying to college? We’ve made the application process as easy as possible. Just send us the items below.

Have a question? We're here to help! Email  or call 866.464.6736.

  • 1

    Complete the online application:




  • 2
    Send in your $50 application fee
  • 3

    Send us your reference:

    Academic Reference
    Please send the academic reference form to your school counselor or preferred teacher. 


  • 4

    Send us your test scores:

    a. Your official transcript (Your guidance counselor can help you with this.)
    b. Your SAT or ACT scores (for SAT, visit www.collegeboard.org (school code 3417); for ACT, visit www.act.org (school code is 1838).  

    c. Additional transcripts, if applicable (If you have taken college-level coursework, please include college transcripts as well.)

  • 5

    Schedule your admissions interview:

    The interview is one of the best ways to find out if Gordon is the perfect place for you! By interviewing, you may even learn that you qualify for experiential opportunities or additional scholarship consideration. You can interview in person during a campus visit or over the phone with an admissions counselor. Learn more >>

  • If you’re planning to major in art or music, there are a few additional requirements.
    See the music admissions checklist and/or the art porfolio guidelines.


October 15:
November 15:

Early Action I Deadline
Early Action II Deadline

December 15: Gordon Global Honors Deadline
Clarendon Scholars Deadline
Fellows Program Deadline
February 1:
March 1:
April 15:

May 1:
Regular Decision I Deadline
Regular Decision II Deadline
Extended Deadline
$250 Non-refundable Deposit Deadline

Send us your documents:

StampGordon College
Office of Admissions
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984-9771

HAVE A QUESTION? We're here to help!
or 866.464.6736

Gordon College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.