Applying to Dowling is easy. Full instructions are found on the application, but here are the basics:

  • Fill out the Application for Undergraduate Admission online
  • Send the $35 Application Fee with your application
  • Required Minimum GPA of 80 (2.6)
  • With the help of your high school guidance counselor, attach your Official High School Transcript (with SAT/ACT scores, if available)
  • Submit a Typed Personal Essay (250-500 words)
  • Supply at least one (1) Professional or Academic Letter of Recommendation
  • Submit all Advanced Placement (AP) Examination Scores
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) from all previously attended colleges and universities

Admissions Deadlines:
Early Action: December 31

We strongly encourage you to consider our Early Action Application program. Simply submit the application and all required documents by December 31 and we will guarantee you a decision by no later than January 31. Why apply Early Action?

  • Priority review of your application
  • First consideration for scholarships and financial aid
  • It is a non-binding program

Rolling Admission: No Deadline

Our Rolling Admissions process gives us the freedom to notify you of an admissions decision as your application becomes complete, and does not require us to impose deadlines. To ensure you a space in your desired program or to take full advantage of scholarships and financial aid, we do encourage you to submit your application by the following dates:

  • March 1 for the fall semester
  • December 15 for the spring semester

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Reserve your place at our Graduate Student Info session Tuesday November 18th from 5:30PM-7:30PM
Reserve Your Place at our Fall Open House Saturday November 15th 9AM-3PM!