College Application Day, September 28

21 Sep, 2018

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education will celebrate National College Application Day on September 28, 2018. As part of the initiative for high school seniors to apply for college, seventeen (17) Indiana colleges and universities will waive their application fees for that date only.

Please find the participating colleges listed below:

  • Earlham College
  • Goshen College
  • Huntington University
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana University East
  • Indiana University Fort Wayne
  • Indiana University Kokomo
  • Indiana University Northwest
  • Indiana University South Bend
  • Indiana University Southeast
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Purdue University Northwest
  • University of Southern Indiana
  • Vincennes University
  • Wabash College


Colleges reported to have free applications year-round:

  • Anderson University
  • Bethel College
  • DePauw University
  • Franklin College
  • Grace College
  • Hanover College
  • Indiana Tech
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Manchester University
  • Marian University
  • Saint Mary’s College
  • Trine University
  • University of Evansville
  • University of Indianapolis
  • Valparaiso University

To learn more about application fees and waivers, CLICK HERE.

College Application Day is sponsored in partnership by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the American College Application Campaign to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students who pursue education beyond high school.

College Application Day is an important part of ‘Learn More Indiana’s College GO!’ campaign, which helps Hoosiers of all ages take steps to explore and prepare for college and career success. For more information, CLICK HERE.

About the Indiana Commission for Higher Education
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is a 14-member public body created in 1971 to define the missions of Indiana’s colleges and universities, plan and coordinate the state’s postsecondary education system, and ensure that Indiana’s higher education system is aligned to meet the needs of students and the state. The Commission includes representatives from each Congressional district, three at-large members, a college faculty representative, and a college student representative. Learn more about the Commission’s Reaching Higher, Delivering Value strategic plan HERE.

About the American College Application Campaign
The American College Application Campaign (ACAC) is a national effort to increase the number of first-generation students and students from low-income families pursuing a college degree or other higher education credential. The primary purpose of this effort is to help high school seniors navigate the complex college admissions process and ensure they apply to at least one postsecondary institution. The effort occurs during the school day, with a focus on students who might not otherwise apply to college. In 2015, ACAC programs took place in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.