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Common Application

Common Application

What is the Common Application?

Common Application is a not-for-profit organization that serves students and member

organizations by providing one admissions application students can submit to different colleges.

Currently there are 400 + institutions of higher learning all across the United States use the

Common Application for admission.

Some schools that use the Common Application include Stanford University, Yale University,

Princeton University, Harvard University, Duke University, etc.

To see a list of all the schools that use the Common Application, please go to:

To begin the Common Application, please create an account at:

**The CSU and UC systems DO NOT use the Common Application.**