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International Applicants

Accepting applications for Fall 2024! 
As an international, missionary or third culture student, you are a valuable part of our community at Gordon. We care about you and will do all we can to help you adjust to a new culture and to your life as a college student. 

The following requirements are for bachelor’s degrees. View graduate programs ➔

  • Complete the online application:


  • Schedule your admissions interview:
    Your admissions interview may be conducted by phone or Skype. The interview gives us a chance to get to know you better. To schedule an interview, email your admissions counselor three dates and times that are convenient for you. Please use Eastern Standard Time when communicating your preferred date and time. We’re looking forward to meeting you!
  • Send us your official academic records:
    These must be received from all secondary school(s). For transfer applicants, all records from universities attended are also required. Transcripts must be in English and be converted to the U.S. grading scale using SPANTRAN or WES.

    All application materials may be emailed to .

  • Send us your test scores:
    We require results from one of the following tests. You are welcome to send results from more than one test type. All test scores should be forwarded to Gordon College.

    Duolingo, TOEFL or IELTS.

    We require international applicants to demonstrate their English proficiency through one of the following tests: TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo (available online). Students from English-speaking countries and students 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.

  • Complete our International Student Finance Form:
    Form provided upon submission of application or available at apply.gordon.edu/apply/status

  • 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 portfolio guidelines.



November 1 Early Action I Two-week turnaround
December 1 Early Action II Two-week turnaround
December 20 Global Honors Scholars and A. J. Gordon Scholars Deadline*
January 1 Clarendon Scholars and First-Year Fellows Deadline*
February 1 Regular Decision I Two-week turnaround
March 1 Regular Decision II Two-week turnaround
May 1 $3,000 Deposit Deadline (Non-refundable)


Rolling Admission
(spring semester begins in January)
Application Deadline Decision in 2 weeks
January 15 Non-refundable Deposit Deadline

Send us your documents:

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

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