College Application

College Applications

Now is the time to start completing college applications. Students can start applying for college as early as the summer before their senior year. Please be aware that some schools have specific application and scholarship deadlines; it’s best to check directly with your counselor, and the trade school, community college, or university to which you are applying.

Students needing assistance completing applications may contact Kelly Miller at the ISD or your College Advising Corps member, where available. College Application resources can be found below:

Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO)

This website provides information for all of the public four-year colleges, private four-year colleges and public and private two-year colleges in Michigan. Visit MACRAO

Common App

Whether you’re applying to college for the first time or looking to complete your degree, Common App will help you reach new heights. Nearly 900 colleges and universities use Common App. Visit the Common App website. Colleges that use it in Michigan include:

  • Albion College
  • Alma College
  • Calvin College
  • Hillsdale College
  • Hope College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kettering University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northwood University
  • Olivet College
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Michigan – Flint
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University

Michigan College Month

Each October, Michigan College Month is part of the American College Application Campaign, a national initiative with the goal to provide every graduating high school senior the opportunity to apply to college and for financial aid. Special focus is placed on assisting students who would be the first in their families to attend college and students who may not have otherwise seriously considered applying to college.

Important note: During October, some application fees are waived. Participating Schools/Fee Waivers

Visit the Michigan College Month website or contact your local school counselor for more information.

Michigan College Access Network (MCAN)

Here you’ll find a list of all public and private, 2-year and 4-year colleges in Michigan. You can find institution-specific information, such as admissions and financial aid, by navigating through the tabs at the top of the page.


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