Indiana Participates in National College Application Week, Sept. 20-24
High school seniors can apply to some Hoosier colleges for free


Thirteen Indiana colleges will waive college application fees during Indiana’s College Application
Week, September 20-24, according to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Another 26 colleges have reported
free applications year-round.
College Application Week is part of Learn More Indiana’s annual College GO! initiative that takes place each August
through November with information and resources designed to help Hoosier K-12 students explore and plan for
education beyond high school. The official College GO! kick-off week is the last full week in September (Sept. 20-24). The
Friday prior, Sept. 17, is #WhyApply Day which is a social media campaign encouraging the public to share why it’s
important to apply to college.
“College GO! gives students of all ages the opportunity to understand the value of higher education and explore which
path is right for them after high school,” said Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers. “We hope
Hoosier high school seniors will take advantage of College Application week and apply for free to their preferred Indiana
Indiana high school seniors can apply to the following Hoosier colleges for free between September 20 and 24:

Participating in College Application Week (waiving fee) Reported free applications year-round
Huntington University Anderson University
Indiana State University Bethel University
Indiana University East
Use code EACOLLGO Butler University
Indiana University Fort Wayne
Use code FWCOLLGO DePauw University
Indiana University Kokomo
Use code KOCOLLGO Earlham College
Indiana University Northwest
Use code NWCOLLGO Franklin College
Indiana University South Bend
Use code SBCOLLGO Grace College
Indiana University Southeast
Use code SECOLLGO Goshen College
Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC)
Use code COCOLLGO Hanover College
Martin University Holy Cross College
Purdue University Fort Wayne
Use code COLLEGEGO22 Indiana Tech
Purdue University Northwest Indiana Wesleyan University
University of Southern Indiana
Use code collegego21 Ivy Tech Community College
Manchester University
Marian University
Oakland City University
Saint Mary’s College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
Taylor University
Trine University
University of Evansville
University of Indianapolis
University of Saint Francis
Valparaiso University
Vincennes University
Wabash College

Colleges not indicated above may offer financial assistance for students who demonstrate financial need. Talk to your
college for more information about college application fee waivers.

You can view the list of participating colleges online.

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

#WhyApply Day
Friday, September 17, 2020
Join us in telling students and peers why it’s important to apply to college, whether it’s a certificate program, two-year
or four-year degree, by writing a reason for applying on this printout and taking a selfie with it. #WhyApply Day
celebrates the college application season by sharing supportive and motivating messages on social media about the
importance of applying to college – a critical and necessary step on the journey to postsecondary education.
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