Highschool student applying to JWU


Students who have graduated high school, may have attended college already for some courses, and are looking for the traditional college degree and experience. Learn more about undergraduate requirements or begin your application below.


Graduate JWU student


Students interested in advanced degrees. Learn more about our on-campus or hybrid online/on-campus Graduate programs. If you’re interested in a fully online graduate program, visit our College of Professional Studies. Learn more about our graduate requirements.



Online Education

Interested in an online certificate, associate, bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree? Visit the College of Professional Studies’ application.


Undergraduate Application Options

We offer several ways to apply — choose the one that works for you! 

First-Year Students

Transfer Students

Undergraduate Application Deadlines 

Fall Semester Deadlines For Domestic and International Undergraduate Applicants

Application Deadline Decision Notification
Early Action
November 1 by December 1
Regular (Rolling) January 15 (priority)
July 1 final
Within 2 weeks of complete submission
Transfer April 15 (priority)
July 15 final
Within 2 weeks of complete submission
Applicants for Spring Semester Start
(First Year and Transfer)
December 1 Rolling, within 2 weeks of complete submission

Early Action is a non-binding application program.
Admissions may choose to extend these deadlines.

Graduate Application Options

We offer both in-person and online graduate programs — choose the one that works for you! 

Programs with External Applications 

The programs listed below use unique applications. For all other graduate programs, please apply using the links on the left.

Links & Helpful Hints

  • Need help? Email us with any questions
  • Have your high school and previous college info handy (Note: The JWU online application will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete)
  • Learn more about our requirements and deadlines for our undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Check out our full list of academic programs and, if applicable, include the program of your choice on the application
  • Already started your application? You can return to your application anytime