In-state college deadlines and requirements

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In-state college deadlines and requirements

James Madison University's Harrison Hall on the main campus

James Madison University's Harrison Hall on the main campus

James Madison University's Harrison Hall on the main campus

James Madison University's Harrison Hall on the main campus

Derek Viator, Author

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Transitioning from fall to winter is a stressful time for seniors. College applications have to be completed. This includes essays, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and various other possible requirements which vary from college to college. Within the local Virginia area, there are a few major magnet schools that draw from Battlefield’s population: Virginia Tech, The University of Virginia, George Mason University, James Madison University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Northern Virginia Community College. A list of information for these schools is compiled below. All information was taken from each school’s website.

 

Virginia Tech

Uses Coalition App

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action: December 1 & Notified February 22
  • Regular Decision: January 15 & Notified March 5

GPA and SAT Requirements

  • 1170-1380
  • 3.6+

Recommendations

  • Does not consider

 

University of Virginia

Uses Common App

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action: November 1 & TBD
  • Regular Decision: January 1 & TBD

GPA and SAT Requirements

  • 1310-1500
  • 4.2+

Recommendations

  • Counselor and Teacher

 

George Mason University

Uses Common App

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action: November 1 & Notified December 15
  • Regular Decision: January 15 & Notified Late March

GPA and SAT Requirements

  • 1110-1210
  • 3.6

Recommendations

  • Counselor and Teacher

 

James Madison University

Uses Coalition App

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action November 1 & Notified Mid January
  • Regular Decision: January 15 & Notified Early April

GPA and SAT Requirements

  • 1200
  • 3.5

Recommendations

  • One recommendation

 

Virginia Commonwealth University

Uses Common App

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action: December 1 & TBD
  • Regular Decision: January 15 & Notified April 1

GPA and SAT Requirements

  • 1180
  • 3.6

Recommendations

  • At least one recommendation

 

Northern Virginia Community College

Does not use any app for application

Application Deadlines

  • Apply any time but must be 30 days before semester starts

GPA and SAT Requirements

  • Not required

Recommendations

  • Not required

 

This can be a very stressful time of year and these deadlines are here to help guide students in the difficult process. Other useful tools include the specific college application assistance apps such as Common App and Coalition App. If any questions ever arise it is always okay to see the counselor and ask questions to make sure everything is track for success.