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Complete Guide: Which Schools Use the Common Application?

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Posted by Halle Edwards | Sep 3, 2021 10:30:00 PM

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Are you applying to college soon? If so, you've probably heard of the Common Application—an online application you can use for more than 900 colleges. Since you only have to fill out one application, it saves you time when applying to college.

But which colleges use the Common Application? And which Common Application schools are in your state? We have a complete list here, broken down by state and updated for the 2021-22 academic year.


What Is the Common Application?

The Common Application is a college application shared by its member colleges. Member colleges then accept this application from prospective students.

So what does this mean for you? Instead of filling out an individual application for each school, all you have to do is fill out the Common Application once and send it to whichever colleges you want to apply to that accept it.

However, this doesn't mean you can apply to dozens of colleges with the click of a button. Many colleges have additional supplements you have to submit. These are forms with additional questions and sometimes an extra essay.

Furthermore, most colleges have application fees, so you can't apply to hundreds of schools—unless, of course, you have a lot of money to burn!

Finally, the Common Application only accepts colleges that use a holistic review process. In other words, Common Application colleges look at each applicant as a whole, taking into account grades, SAT/ACT scores, essays, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation, etc. Because of this, all of these components are part of the Common Application. 


Who Uses the Common Application?

More than 900 colleges use the Common Application! At least one college in every state accepts it. In addition, 54 international universities from 18 countries accept the Common Application.

While the Common Application is used by many private universities, some public school systems, including many schools in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, accept it as well. However, you should be aware that public schools tend to have their own application systems.

Lastly, the Common Application is accepted by the following top colleges and universities:

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Complete List of Common Application Members

Without further delay, here is the complete list of colleges that use the Common Application. The first list is organized alphabetically by state/region for US universities, while the second list is organized alphabetically by country for international schools.

If you're wondering whether a particular school uses the Common Application, you can search for it on this page by using the ctrl + F function.




Common Application Members by US State/Territory

The following list contains all Common Application members within the US (states and territories).



  • Auburn University
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • Samford University
  • Spring Hill College
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of South Alabama



  • Alaska Pacific University



  • Arizona State University
  • Benedictine University
  • Prescott College
  • University of Arizona



  • Arkansas Baptist College
  • Hendrix College
  • Lyon College
  • University of Arkansas




  • AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • California Lutheran University
  • Chapman University
  • Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Columbia College Hollywood
  • Concordia University Irvine
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Dharma Realm Buddhist University
  • Dominican University of California
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Holy Names University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Marymount California University
  • The Master's University
  • Menlo College
  • Minerva Schools at KGI
  • Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
  • Occidental College
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Pepperdine University
  • Pitzer College
  • Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Pomona College
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • Santa Clara University
  • Scripps College
  • Simpson University
  • Soka University of America
  • Southern California Institute of Architecture
  • Stanford University
  • University of La Verne
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Redlands
  • University of Saint Katherine
  • University of San Diego
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the West
  • Westmont College
  • Whittier College
  • Woodbury University
  • Zaytuna College



  • Colorado College
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado State University
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Naropa University
  • Regis University
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  • University of Denver
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Western Colorado University



  • Albertus Magnus College
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Connecticut College
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Fairfield University
  • Mitchell College
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Trinity College
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hartford
  • University of New Haven
  • University of Saint Joseph
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • Yale University



  • University of Delaware


District of Columbia

  • American University
  • The Catholic University of America
  • The George Washington University
  • Howard University
  • Trinity Washington University



  • Ave Maria University
  • Barry University
  • Beacon College
  • Eckerd College
  • Flagler College
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Florida Polytechnic University
  • Florida Southern College
  • Florida State University
  • Jacksonville University
  • Keiser University Flagship Campus—West Palm Beach
  • Lynn University
  • New College of Florida
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Rollins College
  • Saint Leo University
  • St. Thomas University
  • Stetson University
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Miami
  • University of North Florida
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Tampa
  • University of West Florida
  • Webber International University
  • Wilkes Honors College of FAU



  • Agnes Scott College
  • Augusta University
  • Berry College
  • Brenau University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Covenant College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Emory University
  • Georgia College
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  • Georgia State University
  • Mercer University
  • Morehouse College
  • Oglethorpe University
  • Piedmont College
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Spelman College
  • University of Georgia
  • University of North Georgia
  • Wesleyan College



  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Hawaii Pacific University



  • The College of Idaho
  • Northwest Nazarene University
  • University of Idaho




  • American Academy of Art College
  • Augustana College
  • Benedictine University
  • Blackburn College
  • Bradley University
  • Chicago State University
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Concordia University Chicago
  • DePaul University
  • Dominican University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Eureka College
  • Governors State University
  • Greenville University
  • Illinois College
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Illinois State University
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Knox College
  • Lake Forest College
  • Lewis University
  • Lincoln College
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • McKendree University
  • Millikin University
  • Monmouth College
  • North Central College
  • North Park University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northwestern University
  • Principia College
  • Quincy University
  • Rockford University
  • Saint Xavier University
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Trinity Christian College
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois Springfield
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of St. Francis
  • Western Illinois University
  • Wheaton College



  • Anderson University
  • Butler University
  • DePauw University
  • Earlham College
  • Franklin College
  • Goshen College
  • Grace College
  • Hanover College
  • Holy Cross College
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana Tech
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Manchester University
  • Purdue University
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Saint Mary's College of Indiana
  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Taylor University
  • Trine University
  • University of Evansville
  • University of Indianapolis
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Valparaiso University
  • Vincennes University
  • Wabash College



  • Buena Vista University
  • Coe College
  • Cornell College
  • Drake University
  • Grinnell College
  • Iowa State University
  • Loras College
  • Luther College
  • Morningside College
  • Simpson College
  • St. Ambrose University
  • University of Dubuque
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • Upper Iowa University
  • Wartburg College



  • Benedictine College
  • Kansas State University
  • McPherson College
  • University of Kansas
  • Wichita State University



  • Asbury University
  • Bellarmine University
  • Centre College
  • Midway University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Spalding University
  • Thomas More University
  • Transylvania University
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Louisville



  • Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Dillard University
  • Louisiana State University A&M—Baton Rouge
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • Tulane University
  • University of New Orleans
  • Xavier University of Louisiana



  • Bates College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Colby College
  • College of the Atlantic
  • Husson University
  • Maine College of Art
  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine
  • Thomas College
  • Unity College
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maine at Augusta
  • University of Maine at Farmington
  • University of Maine at Fort Kent
  • University of Maine at Machias
  • University of Maine at Presque Isle
  • University of New England
  • University of Southern Maine



  • Capitol Technology University
  • Frostburg State University
  • Goucher College
  • Hood College
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • McDaniel College
  • Mount St. Mary's University
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • Salisbury University
  • St. John's College
  • St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Stevenson University
  • Towson University
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
  • Washington College




  • American International College
  • Amherst College
  • Anna Maria College
  • Assumption College
  • Babson College
  • Bard College at Simon's Rock—The Early College
  • Bay Path University
  • Bentley University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Clark University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Curry College
  • Dean College
  • Eastern Nazarene College
  • Elms College
  • Emerson College
  • Emmanuel College
  • Fisher College
  • Framingham State University
  • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
  • Gordon College
  • Hampshire College
  • Harvard University
  • Hellenic College
  • Hult International Business School
  • Lasell University
  • Lesley University
  • Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS University)
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Merrimack College
  • Montserrat College of Art
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Nichols College
  • Northeastern University
  • Regis College
  • Simmons University
  • Smith College
  • Springfield College
  • Stonehill College
  • Suffolk University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Wellesley College
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Western New England University
  • Wheaton College
  • Williams College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Worcester State University



  • Albion College
  • Alma College
  • Aquinas College
  • Baker College
  • Calvin College
  • Central Michigan University
  • Cleary University
  • Concordia University Ann Arbor
  • Cornerstone University
  • Davenport University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Hillsdale College
  • Hope College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kettering University
  • Lake Superior State College
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Madonna University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwood University
  • Olivet College
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Michigan—Dearborn
  • University of Michigan—Flint
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University



  • Augsburg University
  • Bethel University
  • Carleton College
  • College of Saint Benedict
  • College of St. Scholastica
  • Concordia College at Moorhead
  • Concordia University St. Paul
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Hamline University
  • Macalester College
  • Saint John's University
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
  • St. Catherine University
  • St. Olaf College
  • University of Minnesota Crookston
  • University of Minnesota Duluth
  • University of Minnesota Morris
  • University of Minnesota Rochester
  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • University of Northwestern-St. Paul
  • University of St. Thomas



  • Millsaps College
  • Mississippi College
  • Mississippi State University
  • University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
  • University of Southern Mississippi



  • Columbia College
  • Culver-Stockton College
  • Drury University
  • Evangel University
  • Fontbonne University
  • Lindenwood University
  • Maryville University of St. Louis
  • Missouri Southern State University
  • Missouri State University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Rockhurst University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Stephens College
  • Truman State University
  • University of Central Missouri
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Missouri—Kansas City
  • University of Missouri—St. Louis
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Webster University
  • Westminster College
  • William Jewell College
  • William Woods University



  • Carroll College
  • University of Montana



  • Creighton University
  • Hastings College
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • University of Nebraska—Lincoln



  • Sierra Nevada College
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas


New Hampshire

  • Colby-Sawyer College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • Keene State College
  • New England College
  • Plymouth State University
  • Rivier University
  • Saint Anselm College
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • University of New Hampshire


New Jersey

  • Bloomfield College
  • Caldwell University
  • Centenary University
  • The College of New Jersey
  • Drew University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Felician University
  • Georgian Court University
  • Kean University
  • Monmouth University
  • Montclair State University
  • New Jersey City University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Princeton University
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Rider University
  • Rowan University
  • Saint Elizabeth University
  • Saint Peter's University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Stockton University
  • William Paterson University of NJ


New Mexico

  • St. John's College

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New York


  • Adelphi University
  • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Alfred University
  • The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
  • Bard College
  • Barnard College
  • Canisius College
  • Cazenovia College
  • Clarkson University
  • Colgate University
  • College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • The College of Saint Rose
  • Columbia University
  • The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
  • Cornell University
  • The Culinary Institute of America
  • D'Youville College
  • Daemen College
  • Dominican College
  • Elmira College
  • Fordham University
  • Hamilton College
  • Hartwick College
  • Hilbert College
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Hofstra University
  • Houghton College
  • Iona College
  • Ithaca College
  • Keuka College
  • Le Moyne College
  • List College—The Jewish Theological Seminary
  • Long Island University
  • Manhattan College
  • Manhattanville College
  • Marist College
  • Marymount Manhattan College
  • Medaille College
  • Mercy College
  • Molloy College
  • Mount Saint Mary College
  • Nazareth College
  • The New School
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • New York School of Career & Applied Studies of Touro College & University System
  • New York University (NYU)
  • Niagara University
  • Pace University
  • Paul Smith's College
  • Pratt Institute
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Russell Sage College
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Siena College
  • Skidmore College
  • St. Bonaventure University
  • St. Francis College
  • St. John Fisher College
  • St. John's University
  • St. Joseph's College—Brooklyn
  • St. Joseph's College—Long Island
  • St. Lawrence University
  • St. Thomas Aquinas College
  • SUNY Alfred State College
  • SUNY Binghamton University
  • SUNY Buffalo State College
  • SUNY Cobleskill
  • SUNY College at Brockport
  • SUNY College at Geneseo
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury
  • SUNY College at Oneonta
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Delhi
  • SUNY Farmingdale State College
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY Maritime College
  • SUNY Morrisville State College
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • SUNY Oswego
  • SUNY Plattsburgh
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • SUNY Potsdam
  • SUNY Purchase College
  • SUNY Stony Brook University
  • SUNY University at Albany
  • SUNY University at Buffalo
  • Syracuse University
  • Union College
  • University of Rochester
  • Utica College
  • Vassar College
  • Villa Maria College
  • Wagner College
  • Webb Institute
  • Wells College


North Carolina

  • Appalachian State University
  • Barton College
  • Catawba College
  • Chowan University
  • Davidson College
  • Duke University
  • East Carolina University
  • Elon University
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Guilford College
  • High Point University
  • Johnson & Wales University—Charlotte
  • Lees-McRae College
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Meredith College
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Queens University of Charlotte
  • Saint Augustine's University
  • Salem College
  • St. Andrews University
  • University of North Carolina Asheville
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Wake Forest University
  • Warren Wilson College
  • Western Carolina University
  • Wingate University


North Dakota

  • University of North Dakota



  • Antioch College
  • Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Ashland University
  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Bluffton University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Capital University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cleveland State University
  • College of Wooster
  • Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)
  • Defiance College
  • Denison University
  • Heidelberg University
  • Hiram College
  • John Carroll University
  • Kent State University
  • Kenyon College
  • Lake Erie College
  • Lourdes University
  • Malone University
  • Marietta College
  • Miami University
  • Mount St. Joseph University
  • Muskingum University
  • Notre Dame College
  • Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Ohio Northern University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Ohio University
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Otterbein University
  • Shawnee State University
  • Tiffin University
  • University of Akron
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Cincinnati—Blue Ash College
  • University of Cincinnati—Clermont College
  • University of Dayton
  • The University of Findlay
  • University of Mount Union
  • The University of Toledo
  • Ursuline College
  • Walsh University
  • Wilmington College
  • Wittenberg University
  • Wright State University
  • Xavier University



  • Oklahoma City University
  • Oral Roberts University
  • The University of Oklahoma
  • The University of Tulsa



  • Bushnell University
  • George Fox University
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • Linfield College
  • Oregon State University
  • Oregon Tech
  • Pacific University Oregon
  • Reed College
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Portland
  • Warner Pacific University
  • Willamette University




  • Albright College
  • Allegheny College
  • Alvernia University
  • Arcadia University
  • Bryn Athyn College
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Bucknell University
  • Cabrini University
  • Cairn University
  • California University of Pennsylvania
  • Carlow University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cedar Crest College
  • Chatham University
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Delaware Valley University
  • DeSales University
  • Dickinson College
  • Drexel University
  • Duquesne University
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • Elizabethtown College
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • Gannon University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
  • Haverford College
  • Holy Family University
  • Immaculata University
  • Juniata College
  • Keystone College
  • King's College
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • La Roche University
  • La Salle University
  • Lafayette College
  • Lebanon Valley College
  • Lehigh University
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
  • Lycoming College
  • Manor College
  • Marywood University
  • Mercyhurst University
  • Messiah University
  • Millersville University
  • Misericordia University
  • Moore College of Art and Design
  • Moravian College
  • Mount Aloysius College
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Neumann University
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)
  • Point Park University
  • Robert Morris University
  • Rosemont College
  • Saint Francis University
  • Saint Joseph's University
  • Saint Vincent College
  • Seton Hill University
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Susquehanna University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Temple University
  • Thiel College
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of the Sciences
  • The University of Scranton
  • Ursinus College
  • Villanova University
  • Washington & Jefferson College
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • Westminster College
  • Widener University
  • Wilkes University
  • Wilson College
  • York College of Pennsylvania


Puerto Rico

  • Universidad del Sagrado Corazon


Rhode Island

  • Brown University
  • Bryant University
  • Johnson & Wales University—Providence
  • New England Institute of Technology
  • Providence College
  • Rhode Island College
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Roger Williams University
  • Salve Regina University
  • University of Rhode Island


South Carolina

  • Charleston Southern University
  • Clemson University
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • College of Charleston
  • Columbia College
  • Converse College
  • Furman University
  • Newberry College
  • Presbyterian College
  • Spartanburg Methodist College
  • University of South Carolina Columbia
  • Winthrop University
  • Wofford College


South Dakota

  • Augustana University
  • Dakota Wesleyan University
  • University of South Dakota



  • Austin Peay State University
  • Belmont University
  • Christian Brothers University
  • Fisk University
  • Lipscomb University
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Milligan University
  • Rhodes College
  • Sewanee: The University of the South
  • Trevecca Nazarene University
  • The University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Vanderbilt University



  • Austin College
  • Baylor University
  • The Culinary Institute of America
  • Rice University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southwestern University
  • St. Edward's University
  • St. Mary's University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas Lutheran University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Wesleyan University
  • Trinity University
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Houston
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Texas at San Antonio



  • University of Utah
  • Westminster College



  • Bennington College
  • Castleton University
  • Champlain College
  • Landmark College
  • Middlebury College
  • Northern Vermont University
  • Norwich University
  • Saint Michael's College
  • Sterling College
  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont Technical College




  • Bridgewater College
  • Christopher Newport University
  • The College of William & Mary
  • Eastern Mennonite University
  • Emory & Henry College
  • George Mason University
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • Hampton University
  • Hollins University
  • James Madison University
  • Longwood University
  • Mary Baldwin University
  • Marymount University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Radford University
  • Randolph College
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Richard Bland College of William and Mary
  • Roanoke College
  • Sweet Briar College
  • University of Lynchburg
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia (UVA)
  • The University of Virginia's College at Wise
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Washington and Lee University



  • Bellevue College
  • Cornish College of the Arts
  • The Evergreen State College
  • Gonzaga University
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Saint Martin's University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seattle University
  • University of Puget Sound
  • Whitman College
  • Whitworth University


West Virginia

  • Bethany College
  • Marshall University
  • Shepherd University
  • University of Charleston
  • West Virginia University
  • West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Wheeling University



  • Beloit College
  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Carroll University
  • Carthage College
  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • Edgewood College
  • Lawrence University
  • Marquette University
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Mount Mary University
  • Northland College
  • Ripon College
  • St. Norbert College
  • University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire
  • University of Wisconsin—Madison
  • University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point
  • University of Wisconsin—Stout
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College



  • University of Wyoming




International Common Application Members by Country

The following list, organized by country, contains all international Common Application schools. At present, 54 schools outside the US use the Common Application.



  • Monash University



  • American University in Bulgaria



  • St. Thomas University, Canada
  • University of Guelph



  • Duke Kunshan University
  • University of Michigan—Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Czech Republic

  • Anglo-American University in Prague



  • The American University of Paris



  • Bard College Berlin
  • Jacobs University Bremen


Hong Kong

  • The University of Hong Kong



  • Mary Immaculate College
  • Maynooth University
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Limerick



  • The American University of Rome
  • John Cabot University in Rome



  • University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global Campus



  • Doshisha University, The Institute for the Liberal Arts
  • Temple University, Japan Campus



  • American University of Beirut



  • Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
  • Northwestern University in Qatar


South Korea

  • Underwood International College, Yonsei University



  • IE University—Madrid
  • IE University—Segovia
  • Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid



  • Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)
  • Franklin University Switzerland


United Kingdom

  • Aberystwyth University
  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • Bangor University
  • Bournemouth University
  • Brunel University London
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Durham University
  • ESCP Europe Business School
  • New College of the Humanities
  • Newcastle University
  • St. Mary's University, Twickenham, London
  • Swansea University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Bradford
  • University of Dundee
  • University of East London
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of St. Andrews
  • University of Stirling
  • University of West England Bristol
  • University of West London
  • University of Worcester


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