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Application Steps


Complete the Common App or the Mitchell College Mobile Application and express your interest in Thames on the application. 


The following documents should be uploaded to your application portal:

  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official College/University Transcript (if applicable)
  • Most Recent IEP or 504 Plan (if applicable)
  • Achievement testing (e.g. Woodcock-Johnson, Educational Evaluation) Cognitive Testing (e.g. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – WAIS)

Upload all Application documents to your application portal, mail them to, or mail directly to the College:

Mitchell College Admissions
437 Pequot Avenue
New London CT 06320


Applicants are required to participate in an interview. Schedule your interview by emailing Because we receive a high volume of applications each semester, families are encouraged to tour the campus and meet with Admissions early in their search.


What to Expect After You Apply for Admission

    1. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement email confirming receipt of their online application and a phone call of introduction reviewing the application process.
    2. If you have not visited Thames yet, schedule a visit today
    3. When your application is complete, it will be reviewed. Applicants are selected with holistic consideration of their records. If follow-up questions arise, you may be contacted by a member of the Admissions team.
    4. Decision notifications are sent on a rolling basis as soon as an admission decision is made (typically 2-3 weeks from the time of submission of the completed application).
    5. You are welcome to contact us any time during and after the admission process at or 800-443-2811. We appreciate staying in close touch with you to provide the best possible advice concerning your decision and subsequent plans.