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 Financial Aid

The 2024-2025 FAFSA is open for Fall 2024 applications, and we encourage Fall 2024 applicants to complete the FAFSA at

Our Financial Aid department will work to provide financial aid offers within 3-5 days after receiving your FAFSA information, and we invite families to reach out to us about the many resources available to students and families.

It is not too late to apply….we still have seats left for Fall 2024!

Two Ways to Apply!

We are currently accepting applications for Spring and Fall 2024. Our application is streamlined, quick, and free. Apply now and you could have your decision back in just TWO WEEKS!

1. Mitchell Online App

Apply to Mitchell College or Thames at Mitchell via our user-friendly Mitchell Online Application.

2. Common App

Alternatively, you may apply to Mitchell College or Thames at Mitchell via the Common App at

Ready to Secure Your Spot?

CLICK HERE​ to make your deposit and secure your spot.

Admissions Deadlines & Requirements

Admission Deadlines

ROLLING ADMISSION — Mitchell College follows a rolling admission policy. Applications will be reviewed as they become complete and decisions will be sent to the applicant within 2 weeks after review.

Application Requirements

Students who wish to attend Mitchell College to earn a degree, whether a new student, transfer student, full time, or part time must apply for admission. All applicants must submit:

  1. Application via the free Mitchell College Online Application or the Common App
  2. Official High School Transcript
  3. Letter of Recommendation — additional recommendations are welcome
  4. Official College or University Transcripts — transfer students only

Note: Mitchell College is a “test optional” school. Standardized test scores are not required!

Veterans & Military Connected Students

Learn more about how Mitchell supports veterans and military-connected students at

Apply through the Mobile App or Common App.

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International Applicants

International students may now apply for Spring and Fall 2024 via the Unique Minds App. In addition to your application, the following items are required for all non-U.S. citizens or green card holders:

  •  A translated copy of secondary (or higher secondary) schoolwork if originals are not in English. See for credential evaluation.
  • Documentation of English language proficiency. If English is not your first language, you must submit official documentation of English language proficiency. The score submission must come from your guidance office or testing service. Mitchell College will accept one of the following as documentation of proficiency:
    • TEST OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (TOEFL) exam — A score of at least 71 on the IBT.
    • English Language School (ELS) — An official score report based on completion of a program.
    • SAT or ACT examination — An official score report of the Critical Reading and Writing components of the SAT or ACT exam.
    • Advanced Placement International English Language Exam (APIEL) — A score of 3 or higher is required to be considered for admission.
    • Note: Mitchell College’s reference number for the TOEFL and the SAT exam is 3528; ACT is 0572.
  • Declaration of Finances: An affidavit of financial support and official bank statement demonstrating the ability to meet the educational and living expenses (approximately 24–25 COA) required for one year of study in the United States. This must be submitted before an I-20 visa can be issued to you by Mitchell College. Please complete and submit the International Financials Form to declare finances.

Please note: Mitchell College is able to offer up to a maximum of  $17,000 in merit-based scholarships to high achieving  international students. Visit the Cost and Financial Aid page for more information.

Re-enrolling Applicants

If you have left Mitchell College for reasons other than an approved leave of absence you must complete the Mitchell College Re-enrollment Application. You do not need to complete any other application. If you did course work at another institution during your absence you need to submit official transcripts from that institution along with your application.

The campus is so supportive—students, faculty and staff. They are really here to help you and make you the best student you can be.