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Your future starts here

Whether you’re applying to college for the first time or looking to complete your degree, Common App will help you reach new heights.

Your future starts here

Whether you’re applying to college for the first time or looking to complete your degree, Common App will help you reach new heights.

Explore nearly 900 colleges and
universities using Common App

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Plan your future

Get connected with everything you need to apply to college, research financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and get advice from counselors, advisors and mentors.

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Why college matters

College is worth it. Your future is worth it. You are worth it.

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Paying for college

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Your college roadmap

The path may seem unclear. We can help you find your way.

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Your complete college
application guide

It’s time to apply — and we’ll be with you every step of the way. Here’s where you’ll find what you need to take that next step towards a brighter future.

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Thanks to you, your students aren’t alone. We’re here to make sure you’re not either. 

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For member institutions

We strive for access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process. Your membership makes it all possible.

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