First-Year Applicants


Its not too late! Still accepting applications for Fall 2016.

Have a question? We're here to help!

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    Complete the online application:




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    Mail us your $50 application fee.
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    Send us your reference:

    Academic Reference
    Fill out the top of the form and then give the bottom of the form to either your guidance counselor or a teacher to fill out and mail in.


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    Mail us your scores:

    a. Your official transcript (Your guidance counselor can help you with this)
    b. Your SAT or ACT with Writing test scores (Scores are also required for students who have taken college level courses and have taken less than 24 credits post-high school graduation). Gordon's code is 3417 for SAT and 1838 for ACT. 

    c. Additional transcripts, if applicable (If a student has taken college level coursework, please include college transcripts as well)

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    Schedule an interview:

    The interview is one of the best ways to find out if Gordon is the school for you. You may even learn that you qualify for experiential opportunities or additional scholarship consideration by interviewing. You can interview in person during a campus visit or over the phone with your Admissions Counselor ( to schedule). Learn more >>



Still accepting applications for Fall 2016! 

October 15:
October 15:
November 15:
December 15:

February 1:
March 1:

May 1:

Early Decision Deadline (Binding)
Early Action I Deadline (Non-binding)
Early Action II Deadline (Non-binding)
A. J. Gordon Scholars Deadline
Clarendon Scholars Deadline
Fellows Program Deadline

Regular Decision I Deadline
Regular Decision II Deadline
$250 Nonrefundable Deposit Deadline

Send your documents to:

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


Music Majors and Minors
In addition to the regular admissions requirements, students interested in majoring or minoring in music need to submit an online music application, music reference and audition for the department of music.  Visit the Music Admissions Page for application instructions and additional information. For questions, contact the Department of Music at 978.867.4273.

Art Majors
A portfolio submission is required in addition to the regular admission requirements for all students declaring an art major or minor. Applicants are also required to schedule a personal interview or portfolio review with a department member by calling the Art Department at 978.927.4822. Additionally, you must apply for admission to Gordon prior to submitting a portfolio for review.

Visit the Portfolio Guidelines page for more information.

If you are a non-degree student either seeking academic credit or not seeking academic credit, please submit the following admissions requirements: 

  • Application
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • High school transcript or other evidence of completion of high school graduation requirements.

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