How do I apply to Champlain?

Champlain College’s Early Decision I deadline is fast approaching–applications are due November 15th!

For your application to be complete, we must receive your Champlain Online Application OR your Common App, your official high school transcript, SAT OR ACT scores, and two recommendations. If you are applying for a portfolio major, you must also submit a portfolio. The portfolio majors are:

  • Creative MediaEarly Decision Reminder
  • Game Design
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Graphic Design & Digital Media
  • Game Art & Animation
  • Professional Writing

Optional: You may include an official college transcript if you have taken any college courses and would like them evaluated for credit at Champlain.

You must also submit the Early Decision Agreement Form, and don’t forget to fill out your FAFSA to apply for financial aid as well.

Not ready to submit your application yet? No problem! Champlain College has two other application deadlines: Early Decision II (January 15) or Regular Decision (February 1).

For thorough instructions and a link to the Champlain Application, click here. Contact us with any questions at, or reach out to your counselor.