First-Time Applicants

We’ve curated this application specifically for students who are U.S. citizens currently enrolled in high school and for high school graduates who have never enrolled in college. From requirements and deadlines to ways to apply, you’ll find everything you need to complete your Rollins application.


Requirements for First-Time Applicants

  • A completed application for admission
  • A personal statement
  • An official high school transcript. If you did not attend or finish high school, we require an official copy of your GED.
  • A secondary high school report form
  • An academic letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or other academic reference
  • Official SAT/ACT scores or apply Test Optional

Deadlines for Admission

Applicants for Rollins may apply Early Decision, Regular Decision, or for spring admission.

Early Decision Round 1 Apply By November 15 Notified By December 15 Deposit Due January 15
Priority Scholarship Deadline Apply By November 15 Notified By April 1 Deposit Due May 1
Early Decision Round 2 Apply By January 5 Notified By February 1 Deposit Due March 1
Regular Decision Apply By February 1 Notified By April 1 Deposit Due May 1
Spring Admission Apply By November 1 Notified By Rolling Deposit Due November 15

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve been doing this a long time (more than 100 years, in fact), and even though everyone’s situation is different, we’ve managed to successfully navigate pretty much every admission issue you can think of. From the benefits of Early Decision to a checklist of what you need to apply, these are your top questions, answered.

Things to know for first-time college students

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