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Take the first step toward a nationally ranked Christian liberal arts education. We’re glad you’re considering Gordon College, and we’re excited to get to know you throughout the application process. Whether this is your first time applying to college or your next step toward completing a degree, the process is simple. This year Gordon will waive test score requirements for spring and fall 2021 due to COVID-19 ➔

Are you applying as a first-year, transfer, or international student?



November 1 Early Action I Deadline November 15
December 1 Early Action II Deadline December 15
February 1 Regular Decision I Deadline February 15
March 1 Regular Decision II Deadline March 15
April 1 Application Deadline Extended April 15
May 1 $250 Non-refundable Deposit Deadline  


November 1 Application Deadline November 15
December 15 Non-refundable Deposit Deadline  

Honors and Fellows deadlines:

Gordon College Make Test Score Requirements Optional Amid COVID-19

Gordon College will waive standardized test score requirements (SAT and ACT) for spring and fall 2021 undergraduate applicants due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has created insurmountable challenges for studentss. The College seeks to support prospective students and families as you navigate these challenging and unprecedented times.

At Gordon College, our goal is to graduate men and women distinguished by intellectual maturity and Christian character, committed to lives of service and prepared for leadership worldwide. We seek candidates with the seeds of these characteristics and have always recognized that standardized test scores do not always tell the whole story.

For any student who has been able to take a test, Gordon will still accept scores along with the admissions application and other requirements. We accept the Classical Learning Test (CLT), an alternative college entrance exam used by many students, which is available online. Students who are unable to submit scores will not be disadvantaged in the admissions selection process. We will review transcripts, academic references, high school profiles and curriculum, and will personally get to know each applicant through the required admissions interview. These requirements will continue to allow Gordon to admit top applicants based on academic achievements, extracurricular involvement and a firm commitment to Jesus Christ.

We require international applicants to demonstrate English proficiency with one of the following tests: TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo (available online). Students from English speaking countries or who have been studying in the United States may be eligible to waive the English proficiency test requirement—check with your admissions counselor for more details.

If you are seeking readmission, contact the Admissions Office to begin the process.

If you are a nondegree student—seeking or not seeking academic credit—contact the Admissions Office to request an application, and return it along with a $50 nonrefundable application fee and a high school transcript or other evidence of completion of high school graduation requirements.

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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.