APPLY TO COLLEGE | Step 2: Select a College

spa4Delaware Goes to College has compiled the admissions criteria and requirements for Delaware colleges and universities and several surrounding states’ higher education options. You can access these documents by clicking the links below.

BigFuture also has a section of its website devoted to assisting students in applying to colleges. Students can find a summary of how to begin applying to colleges and answers to frequently asked questions.

Many colleges have switched to the Common Application, where students fill out a standard application and submit it to multiple colleges. Students can create a free account for The Common Application, review application requirements, and find out which institutions accept The Common Application.

Some students may not have as much parental support as they need when applying to college. This U.S. News & World Report article provides tips for students applying to college without parental help.

Students can review the most important components of college applications here.  Students also can use the Student Checklist, which can be downloaded directly with the PDF link at the bottom of this page to prepare for college application season.