You can apply to Hobart and William Smith for first-year admission using either the Common Application or the Universal College Application. You may apply electronically using either form, or you can download the forms and submit them via the mail. When you submit the electronic version, we will waive the $45 application fee.

Once you have submitted your application, we will send a confirmation to you. In addition, shortly after you apply you will receive a username and password with instructions that will allow you to see whether all of your required application materials have been received.

Common Application Online

the common app

Click to use the Common Application Online

In addition to your application, other materials are required including the Secondary School Report (with counselor recommendation and transcript), a Teacher Evaluation and a Midyear Report. You can download those forms at the Common Application site, or you can download them here. Please remember, all international applicants must submit the International Student Certification of Finances, and those applying for financial aid must submit the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE.


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