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Dean College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Dean College, the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to Dean College?

Dean College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Dean College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15. Dean College accepts about 74% of early action applicants* and 71% all applicants for all deadlines.. Last year, Dean College admitted 1,471 of the 1,997 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Dean College?

Getting into Dean College is slightly difficult. Dean College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Dean College **accepted 71% of students, around 4,174 of the 5,919 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Dean College, MIN Admissions to Dance and Theatre programs require an audition is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does Dean College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Dean College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Dean College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Dean College must submit the following items. Double check with Dean College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Other Requirements students applying to a performing arts major must complete an audition or portfolio review, students applying to the Arch Learning Community are required to interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Dean College?

Students admitted to Dean College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Dean College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 7%
3.50 and 3.74 7%
3.25 and 3.49 12%
3.00 and 3.24 17%
2.50 and 2.9 27%
2.00 and 2.49 15%
Dean College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Dean College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Dean College

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Dean College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Dean College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Dean College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Dean College?

Students who are admitted to Dean College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Dean College accept transfer credits?

Dean College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Dean College accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit Excelsior College Examinations

Does Dean College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Dean College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Dean College?

Dean College. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Dean College's acceptance rate?

Dean College's acceptance rate is [rate]%.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Dean College?

The early action acceptance rate at Dean College was 74% in 2021.

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Dean College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

71%

How hard is it to get into Dean College? Dean College is a less selective institution. The Dean College acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.

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Dean College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dean College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dean College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Dean College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.89

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Dean College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.89. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,180

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,346

Out-of-State

$42,346

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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