Last Updated on September 18, 2020 by Indiana Commission for Higher Education
SOURCE: News release from Indiana Commission for Higher Education
(INDIANAPOLIS) – Sixteen Indiana colleges will waive college application fees during Indiana’s College Application Week, September 21-25, according to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Another 24 colleges have reported free applications year-round.
College Application Week is part of Indiana’s annual College GO! initiative that takes place each August through November with information and resources designed to help Hoosiers plan for education beyond high school. The official “College GO!” kick-off is the last full week of September (September 21-25, 2020).
Over 20 Indiana colleges and 85 K-12 schools across the state will host College GO! and College Application Week events to help students navigate the admissions process, including new virtual opportunities for college visits and college exploration activities.
“We are pleased with the number of Hoosier colleges and K-12 schools that are participating in College Application Week to help high schoolers with the college application and admissions process,” said Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers. “We hope that students will take advantage of the opportunity to not only apply to several of Indiana’s quality colleges for free, but also learn more about which colleges are the right fit.”
Indiana high school seniors can apply to the following Hoosier colleges for free between September 21 and 25:
|Participating in College Application Week (waiving fee)||Reported free applications year-round|
|Huntington University||Anderson University|
|Indiana State University||Bethel University|
|Indiana University East||Butler University|
|Indiana University Fort Wayne||DePauw University|
|Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)||Earlham College|
|Indiana University Kokomo||Franklin College|
|Indiana University Northwest||Grace College|
|Indiana University South Bend||Goshen College|
|Indiana University Southeast||Hanover College|
|Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC)||Holy Cross College|
|Martin University||Indiana Tech|
|Purdue University Fort Wayne||Indiana Wesleyan University|
|Purdue University Northwest||Ivy Tech Community College|
|University of Southern Indiana||Manchester University|
|Vincennes University||Marian University|
|Wabash College||Oakland City University|
|Saint Mary’s College|
|University of Evansville|
|University of Indianapolis|
|University of Saint Francis|
Colleges not indicated above may offer financial assistance for students who demonstrate financial need. Talk to your college for more information about application fee waivers.
You can view the list of participating colleges online.
College Application Week is sponsored in partnership by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the American College Application Campaign (ACAC) to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students who pursue education beyond high school.
Upcoming College GO! Events
How to: College Search & Virtual Tour
Tonight, Wednesday, September 16, 2020
6-7 p.m. (ET)
Online: Live on Learn More Indiana’s Facebook page (Facebook.com/LearnMoreIN); available on Instagram (@LearnMoreIndiana) and Twitter (@LearnMoreIN). #collegeGO
Students and families who are beginning the college search process can get tips and tricks about how to find the right college, including how to take a virtual tour.
Friday, September 18, 2020
Join us in telling students and peers why it’s important to apply to college, whether it’s a certificate program, two-year degree or four-year degree, by sharing a reason for applying to college with a selfie and this printout. #WhyApply Day celebrates the college application season by sharing supportive and motivating messages on social media about the importance of applying to college – a critical and necessary step on the journey to postsecondary education.
College Application FAQ
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
6-7 p.m. (ET)
Online: Live on Learn More Indiana’s Facebook page (Facebook.com/LearnMoreIN); available on Instagram (@LearnMoreIndiana) and Twitter (@LearnMoreIN). #CAW20
Students and families who are getting ready to apply to college can learn about the college application process including what kind of information is needed, how to make your application stand out and other tips and frequently asked questions.
For more information, visit https://learnmoreindiana.org/collegego.