Don’t let Application Fees Keep You From Applying To College.

It is exciting to apply to college, but SAT, ACT and college application fees can add up to a significant expense. Students with financial need can apply to have these fees waived.

Click here to apply for ACT and SAT fee waivers.

According to Money Magazine, many colleges give fee waivers to students who take a campus tour or chat with a campus representative at a local college fair; and you should watch your email and snail mail. Some colleges send recruiting letters waiving application fees for students who score well on tests

If you do not get a fee waiver through these methods you can use the NACAC fee waiver form or ask the college directly to waive the fee.

The Common Black College Application allows you to apply to all 44 Historically Black Colleges and Universities #HBCU, at one time, for a fee of $35.00. This application only takes ten minutes to complete. If you have a 3.0 GPA and a 21 on the ACT you also qualify through this application for scholarships.

Finally, over 300 colleges no longer charge application fees including the following schools that are highly ranked by US News and World Report:

Wellesley #4
Carleton #8
Smith #14
Colby #19
Grinnell #19
Bryn Mawr #25
Kenyon #25
Case Western #37
Union #38
Tulane #41
Sewanee–University of the South #48
DePauw #51
Rhodes #51
St. Olaf #51
Dennison #55
Reed #93