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How to Apply

Applying to an Early College program is easy, just follow our step-by-step process below.  If you have any questions, please contact us.

Application Dates & Deadlines

Program Application Opens Deadline to Apply
Early College Scholars/Dual Enrollment Spring 2022 October 1, 2021 January 5, 2022
Summer Bridge Program March 25, 2022 June 1, 2022
Model United Nations Summer Academy March 7, 2022 June 24, 2022
Italian Immersion Summer Program March 7, 2022 June 24, 2022
Early College Scholars Summer 2022 November 1, 2021 July 15, 2022
Early College Scholars/Dual Enrollment Fall 2022 January 18, 2022 August 1, 2022

For non-credit programs, please visit this webpage for application dates, deadlines, and to apply, as these programs have a separate application process.

For the Summer Bridge Program (for incoming deposited first-year students for Fall 2022), please visit this webpage for more information and to sign up.

For all other programs, please view the application process below:

Step 1
Online Application

Review our application guide and submit your application by clicking on the buttons below.

Guide for How to Apply

Submit the Online Application

Step 2

Upload your high school transcript (with a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA) to your online application.

Step 3
Essay/Personal Statement (optional)

Upload your Essay/Personal Statement to your online application.

Step 4
Letter of Recommendation (optional)

A letter of recommendation is not required, but encouraged.  It can be from a counselor or teacher (non-relative) and should be sent directly from the recommender to earlycollege@montclair.edu.