Apply to Saint Anselm

Saint Anselm seeks students ready to learn more about themselves and the world. We welcome people who are ready to contribute positively to our community through academics, student activities, athletics, and/or community service. Applying to college is exciting, but we know the process can be overwhelming. To assist you through this important process, our Office of Admission is here to help every step of the way. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to find your admission counselor and start a conversation.

 

Types of Applicants

To determine your specific application requirements, please select the type of applicant that best fits your needs:

Application Plans & Deadlines

Below are the admission and financial aid deadlines you need to meet on your way to becoming a Saint Anselm student. If you have any questions regarding these deadlines, please feel free to contact the Office of Admission or the Office of Financial Aid.

For more information regarding our Admission process, visit our Application Review Process page.

For more information on Financial Aid, visit our Tuition and Financial Aid page.

  • Priority Application Deadline - February 1

    NON-BINDING
    You will be notified of a decision by mid-March. If admitted, you are not required to attend Saint Anselm College. *Applications are still being accepted for fall 2022.

    Application Priority Deadline: February 1 
    Last Accepted Test Dates (if submitting): December 5 (SAT); December 12 (ACT)
    Notification of Decision: By March 15
    Reply to Offer of Admission: By May 1
    Financial Aid Deadline: February 15

  • Nursing Applicant

    Students interested in applying to our Nursing program are encouraged to apply either Early Action (non-binding) or Early Decision (binding). Saint Anselm College is extending its temporary test-optional policy for students applying for Fall 2022 admission. 

    *Please email admission@anselm.edu if you wish to submit your application for fall 2022.

    Last Accepted Test Dates (if submitting): November 7 (SAT); October 24 (ACT)
    Notification of Decision: By January 15
    Reply to Offer of Admission: By May 1
    Financial Aid Deadline: December 1* or February 15

    *If applying Early Action, notification of financial aid offers will be made beginning February 1 for those families who apply for financial aid by the December 1 priority deadline. Students who apply Early Decision and submit their financial aid materials by December 1 will receive their financial aid offer with their offer of admission, by January 1.

  • Spring Admission (First-Year & Transfer)

    If you are interested in enrolling for the spring semester you should submit your application by November 15. Decisions will be mailed on a rolling basis. If you are interested in on-campus housing, it is strongly suggested that you apply by November 15, as housing is not guaranteed. There is no option to apply early decision or early action for the spring semester.

    Application Priority Deadline: November 15
    Last Accepted Test Dates (if submitting): November 7 (SAT); October 24 (ACT)
    Notification of Decision: Rolling Basis
    Reply to Offer of Admission: Rolling Basis
    Financial Aid Deadline: December 1

  • Fall Admission (Transfer)

    If you are a transfer student interested in enrolling for the fall semester you should submit your application by April 1. Decisions will be mailed on a rolling basis. If you are interested in on-campus housing, it is strongly suggested that you apply by April 1, as housing is not guaranteed.

    Application Priority Deadline: April 1
    Notification of Decision: Rolling Basis
    Reply to Offer of Admission: Rolling Basis
    Financial Aid Deadline: June 1