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All Colleges Without Application Fees

If you want to add a few colleges to your Common App list before the Regular Decision deadline (but don’t want to spend any more money), choose one from the list below. This is the most comprehensive list of colleges that don’t have application fees.

Liberal Arts Colleges with no application fee

Agnes Scott CollegeDecatur, GA70%
Albion CollegeAlbion, MI68%
Albright CollegeReading, PA62%
Allegheny CollegeMeadville, PA64%
Aquinas CollegeGrand Rapids, MI69%
Augustana CollegeRock Island, IL72%
Austin CollegeSherman, TX55%
Ave Maria UniversityAve Maria, FL83%
Beloit CollegeBeloit, WI56%
Berea CollegeBerea, KY38%
Bethany Lutheran CollegeMankato, MN78%
Bryn Mawr CollegeBryn Mawr, PA34%
Carleton CollegeNorthfield, MN20%
Centenary CollegeShreveport, LA60%
Central CollegePella, IA70%
Centre CollegeDanville, KY73%
Coe CollegeCedar Rapids, IA67%
Colby CollegeWaterville, ME13%
Colgate UniversityHamilton, NY25%
College of IdahoCaldwell, ID49%
College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s UniversitySaint Joseph, MN83%
College of WoosterWooster, OH54%
Concordia College—MoorheadMoorhead, MN61%
Cornell CollegeMount Vernon, IA61%
Denison UniversityGranville, OH34%
DePauw UniversityGreencastle, IN63%
Doane College—CreteCrete, NE68%
Earlham CollegeRichmond, IN65%
Elizabethtown CollegeElizabethtown, PA76%
Emmanuel CollegeBoston, MA77%
Emory and Henry CollegeEmory, VA69%
Franklin CollegeFranklin, IN75%
Grinnell CollegeGrinnell, IA24%
Guilford CollegeGreensboro, NC64%
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeSaint Peter, MN66%
Hampden-Sydney CollegeHampden-Sydney, VA59%
Hanover CollegeHanover, IN79%
Hartwick CollegeOneonta, NY80%
Hendrix CollegeConway, AR72%
Hillsdale CollegeHillsdale, MI36%
Hobart & William Smith CollegesGeneva, NY57%
Hollins UniversityRoanoke, VA64%
Illinois CollegeJacksonville, IL76%
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityBloomington, IL59%
Juniata CollegeHuntingdon, PA70%
Kalamazoo CollegeKalamazoo, MI73%
Kenyon CollegeGambier, OH36%
Lake Forest CollegeLake Forest, IL58%
Lawrence UniversityAppleton, WI62%
Lewis & Clark CollegePortland, OR74%
Linfield College-McMinnville CampusMcMinnville, OR81%
Luther CollegeDecorah, IA63%
Lycoming CollegeWilliamsport, PA66%
Marywood UniversityScranton, PA75%
Mercyhurst UniversityErie, PA87%
Millsaps CollegeJackson, MS59%
Monmouth CollegeMonmouth, IL69%
Moravian CollegeBethlehem, PA73%
Mount Holyoke CollegeSouth Hadley, MA51%
Oberlin CollegeOberlin, OH36%
Oglethorpe UniversityAtlanta, GA62%
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityDelaware, OH69%
Presbyterian CollegeClinton, SC69%
Randolph CollegeLynchburg, VA87%
Randolph-Macon CollegeAshland, VA67%
Reed CollegePortland, OR36%
Rhodes CollegeMemphis, TN51%
Rhodes CollegeMemphis, TN45%
Roanoke CollegeSalem, VA72%
Rust CollegeHolly Springs, MS53%
Saint John’s CollegeAnnapolis, MD58%
Saint John’s CollegeSanta Fe, NM67%
Saint John’s UniversityCollegeville, MN80%
Saint Mary’s CollegeNotre Dame, IN82%
Salem CollegeWinston-Salem, NC41%
Sewanee—The University of the SouthSewanee, TN65%
Simpson CollegeIndianola, IA84%
Smith CollegeNorthampton, MA31%
Southwestern UniversityGeorgetown, TX45%
Spring Hill CollegeMobile, AL66%
St. Norbert CollegeDe Pere, WI78%
Susquehanna UniversitySelinsgrove, PA72%
Sweet Briar CollegeSweet Briar, VA76%
Thomas Aquinas CollegeSanta Paula, CA78%
Transylvania UniversityLexington, KY89%
United States Military AcademyWest Point, NY10%
University of PikevillePikeville, KY100%
Ursinus CollegeCollegeville, PA71%
US Air Force AcademyUSAF Academy, CO11%
US Naval AcademyAnnapolis, MD9%
Warren Wilson CollegeAsheville, NC83%
Wartburg CollegeWaverly, IA76%
Washington and Jefferson CollegeWashington, PA48%
Wellesley CollegeWellesley, MA20%
Wesleyan CollegeMacon, GA47%
Westminster CollegeFulton, MO94%
Westminster CollegeNew Wilmington, PA66%
Williams Baptist CollegeWalnut Ridge, AR56%
Wittenberg UniversitySpringfield, OH90%

All colleges with no application fee

Adrian College
Agnes Scott College
Alaska Pacific University
Albion College
Albright College
Alcorn State University
Alderson Broaddus University
Alice Lloyd College
Allegheny College
Alma College
Alverno College
Ancilla College
Anderson University
Aquinas College
Arcadia University
Arkansas Tech University
Asbury University
Ashland University
Auburn University—Montgomery
Augsburg College
Augustana College
Augustana College
Aurora University
Austin College
Ave Maria University
Averett University
Avila University
Baker University
Baldwin Wallace University
Barton College
Bay Path University
Baylor University
Becker College
Belmont Abbey College
Beloit College
Berea College
Berry College
Bethany College
Bethany College
Bethany Lutheran College
Bethel University
Bluefield State College
Bradley University
Brandman University
Bridgewater College
Bryn Mawr College
Buena Vista University
Butler University
Calumet College of Saint Joseph
Calvin College
Canisius College
Capitol Technology University
Cardinal Stritch University
Carleton College
Carlow University
Carroll College
Carroll University
Catawba College
Cazenovia College
Cedar Crest College
Centenary College
Central College
Central Pennsylvania College
Centre College
Chadron State College
Champlain College
Chatham University
Clarkson University
Coe College
Coker College
Colby College
Colby-Sawyer College
Colgate University
College of Idaho
College of Mount Saint Vincent
College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University
College of Saint Elizabeth
College of Saint Rose
College of Saint Scholastica
College of Southern Idaho
College of the Ozarks
College of Wooster
Colorado Mountain College
Columbia College
Concord University
Concordia College—Moorhead
Concordia University—Nebraska
Converse College
Cornell College
Creighton University
Culver-Stockton College
D’Youville College
Daemen College
Davis and Elkins College
Deep Springs College
Defiance College
Delaware Valley College
Denison University
DePauw University
Doane College—Crete
Dominican University of California
Drake University
Drury University
Duquesne University
Earlham College
Eastern Nazarene College
Eastern New Mexico University
Elizabethtown College
Elmhurst College
Emmanuel College
Emory and Henry College
Eureka College
Ferris State University
Finlandia University
Fisher College
Florida Gateway College
Florida Institute of Technology
Fontbonne University
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Franklin College
Freed-Hardeman University
Gannon University
Grace College and Seminary
Graceland University
Grand View University
Granite State College
Greenville College
Grinnell College
Guilford College
Gustavus Adolphus College
Gwynedd Mercy University
Hamline University
Hampden-Sydney College
Hanover College
Hardin-Simmons University
Hartwick College
Hastings College
Henderson State University
Hendrix College
Hillsdale College
Hiram College
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Hollins University
Holy Cross College
Holy Names University
Hood College
Houston Baptist University
Howard Payne University
Huntingdon College
Illinois College
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Wesleyan University
Immaculata University
Indian River State College
Indiana Wesleyan University
Iowa Wesleyan College
Jackson State University
John Carroll University
Johnson & Wales University—Denver
Johnson & Wales University—North Miami
Juniata College
Kalamazoo College
Kenyon College
Kettering University
Keuka College
King’s College
La Roche College
La Salle University
La Sierra University
Lake Erie College
Lake Forest College
Lakeland College
Lane College
Lasell College
Lawrence University
Le Moyne College
Lebanon Valley College
Lesley University
LeTourneau University
Lewis & Clark College
Liberty University
Limestone College
Lincoln University
Lindsey Wilson College
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus
Loras College
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University New Orleans
Luther College
Lycoming College
Lynchburg College
Madonna University
Manchester University
Marquette University
Martin Methodist College
Maryville College
Maryville University of Saint Louis
Marywood University
McKendree University
Medaille College
Mercy College
Mercyhurst University
Merrimack College
Metropolitan State University
Michigan Technological University
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Midland University
Miles College
Millikin University
Millsaps College
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Mississippi University for Women
Mississippi Valley State University
Mitchell College
Monmouth College
Moravian College
Morningside College
Mount Holyoke College
Mount Mary University
Mount Mercy University
Mount Saint Mary College
Nazareth College
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Neumann University
New England College
Niagara University
Nichols College
Northland College
Northwest Christian University
Northwest Missouri State University
Northwestern College
Notre Dame College
Notre Dame de Namur University
Oakland University
Oberlin College
Oglethorpe University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Oklahoma Baptist University
Olivet College
Pacific Lutheran University
Pacific Union College
Pacific University
Piedmont College
Point Park University
Polk State College
Presbyterian College
Queens University of Charlotte
Randolph College
Randolph-Macon College
Reed College
Regis University
Rhodes College
Rhodes College
Roanoke College
Robert Morris University
Roberts Wesleyan College
Rockford University
Rockhurst University
Rosemont College
Rust College
Saint Ambrose University
Saint Augustine College
Saint Bonaventure University
Saint Edward’s University
Saint Francis University
Saint John’s College
Saint John’s College
Saint John’s University
Saint John’s University
Saint Joseph’s College
Saint Leo University
Saint Louis University
Saint Martin’s University
Saint Mary’s College
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Saint Peter’s University
Salem College
Santa Fe College
Savannah State University
Sewanee—The University of the South
Shawnee State University
Siena Heights University
Sierra Nevada College
Simmons College
Simpson College
Smith College
Southern Arkansas University
Southwestern Adventist University
Southwestern University
Spring Hill College
St. Catherine University
St. Mary’s University
St. Norbert College
Stephens College
Sterling College
Stevenson University
Susquehanna University
Sweet Briar College
Texas Wesleyan University
The Sage Colleges
Thomas Aquinas College
Thomas More College
Touro College
Transylvania University
Trine University
Trinity University
Truman State University
Tulane University
Tusculum College
Union College
United States Military Academy
Unity College
University of Arkansas—Pine Bluff
University of Dayton
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Evansville
University of Findlay
University of Hartford
University of Houston-Victoria
University of Indianapolis
University of Jamestown
University of Mount Olive
University of Mount Union
University of Pikeville
University of Saint Francis
University of Saint Joseph
University of Saint Thomas
University of Scranton
University of Sioux Falls
University of St. Thomas
University of Texas—El Paso
University of Texas—Rio Grande Valley
University of the Pacific
Upper Iowa University
Ursinus College
Ursuline College
US Air Force Academy
US Coast Guard Academy
US Merchant Marine Academy
US Naval Academy
Valparaiso University
Warren Wilson College
Wartburg College
Washington Adventist University
Washington and Jefferson College
Wayne State College
Wellesley College
Wesley College
Wesleyan College
West Liberty University
West Virginia University—Parkersburg
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Westminster College
Westminster College
Wheeling Jesuit University
Whitworth University
William Jewell College
William Woods University
Williams Baptist College
Wilmington College
Wilson College
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Wittenberg University
Xavier University