Apr 20, 2012

The Common Application welcomes 37 New Colleges and Universities

Marymount University
The Common Application (CA) is announcing the addition of 37 new colleges and universities effective July 1, 2012, bringing the total number of institutions accepting the association’s standardized application forms to 490.

Locally, Emory & Henry College, Marymount University, Roanoke College, and Virginia Intermont College will be joining the CA team for the 2012-13 application cycle.

Nine of the new members are public institutions including two new flagships:  Ohio State University and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. In addition, the association will welcome 5 international institutions and 2 historically Black colleges and universities.

Membership in the association is open to undergraduate colleges and universities that are accredited by a regional accrediting association and are nonprofit members in good standing of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). All members must agree to promote college access by evaluating students using a “holistic” selection process.

Other local Common Application members include American, Christopher Newport, George Washington, Catholic, Johns Hopkins, Goucher, Hood, Howard, Loyola University of Maryland, Salisbury, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Stevenson, the College of William and Mary, Mary Washington, UMBC, St. John’s of Maryland, UVa, Towson University, the University of Richmond, Randolph-Macon, and Virginia Wesleyan.

The newest Common Application members are:
  1. Alma College
  2. Anna Maria College
  3. Blackburn College
  4. Calvin College
  5. College of St. Joseph
  6. Concordia University Irvine
  7. Dillard University
  8. Elms College
  9. Emory & Henry College
  10. Grove City College
  11. Hult International Business School
  12. Keele University
  13. Keuka College
  14. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
  15. Lyon College
  16. Manchester College
  17. Marymount University
  18. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  19. Mercer University
  20. Molloy College
  21. The Ohio State University
  22. Rhode Island School of Design
  23. Richmond The American International University in London
  24. Roanoke College
  25. Rowan University
  26. Saint Joseph College CT
  27. Simpson College
  28. Soka University of America
  29. St. Thomas University
  30. Tennessee Wesleyan College
  31. The University of Tennessee Knoxville
  32. University of Illinois at Chicago
  33. University of Stirling
  34. Virginia Intermont College
  35. Warren Wilson College
  36. Woodbury University
  37. Yale NUS College
This article also appeared in the Examiner.com.

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