What is the Common Application?
The Common App is a single online college application form used by over 900 colleges and universities. Instead of filling out the same general information—like your address, GPA, and extracurriculars— a dozen times, you only have to do it once. The Common App dashboard also helps you track necessary application documents (like your letters of recommendation) and important deadlines.
What colleges use the Common App?
Common App colleges are a varied list of institutions: private, public, big, small, engineering colleges and liberal arts schools. Check out the full list of the 918 Common App schools.
When does the Common App open?
Get ready for application season! The Common App goes live every year on August 1.
When is the Common App due?
Your application deadline depends on whether you are applying early decision (typically November 1) or regular decision (typically January 1). Deadlines also vary by school, so be sure to check dates for every college you are applying to. You can find application deadlines (plus tons of school information) in our online college profiles.
Accredited Online Colleges and Universities
This website explains what accreditation is and why it matters to you.
This is a website that has a variety of student led video tours of colleges and universities all over the nation.
Also, most college websites usually have a virtual tour link on their website.
Centralia's Academic Programs include Transfer programs, Bachelor programs, Workforce Programs, Child and Family Studies, and International programs. Take a look!
Find the right college for you using the College Navigator with information from the National Center for Education Statistics.
You can search by school type, program, state, etc. Lots of information!!
Central Washington University's deadline for Fall application is March 1st. This link is to their checklist for high school seniors with lots of links to admissions and scholarship information!
Eastern Washington University
Eastern (E.W.U.) shows Freshmen Admissions Requirements on this site. From there you can navigate to their application, scholarships and lots of other important information. Their application deadline for Fall Quarter is Feb. 15th.
Evergreen State College
Evergreen has a great website! They offer more than 60 fields of study and are close to home!
Milgard School of Business at UW Tacoma
Milgard School of Business offers a Direct Admissions Program for bright and focused incoming freshmen and Running Start students to be directly admitted into the business school at UW Tacoma. Our Direct Admits will engage with a cohort of business-minded students while fulfilling General Education Requirements and be highly engaged in the Milgard School and UW Tacoma activities.
Online Colleges and Universities in WA state
Affordable Colleges online.org rated online colleges & universities all over the country, this website shows their best for each state including Christian colleges.
Online Colleges that accept FAFSA
This website explains financial aid and how it effects Online colleges and you.
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
Ready, Set, Grad!
This site, sponsored by the Washington Student Achievement Council, provides sixth through 12th grade students with online tools to help explore career paths, postsecondary options and admissions, and financial aid.
South Puget Sound Community College
So much happening so close to home!
University of Washington
How about U.W? Their application deadline for Fall Quarter is Dec. 1st.
The University of Puget Sound has an information page especially geared to parents of prospective students, with links to everything you need to know! Their early application deadline is November 15th, but will accept applications until Jan. 15.
The University of Washington Tacoma campus has the advantage of smaller classes. Applicants who submit completed applications by January 15 will receive priority consideration for scholarships. For all you’ll need to know:
Western Washington University
Western’s website has everything you need to know. Their deadline for applying for Fall Quarter is January 31st.
WSU (Washington State University)
For everything you need to know about WSU! Apply now online, their deadline for applicaton is January 31st.
WSU Tri-Cities Campus
U.S. high school students who are ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class or who have a GPA of 3.50 or better (on 4.0 scale) are assured admission to WSU Tri-Cities. Priority applications are due by January 31st.