About The Common Application

The Common Application is a not-for-profit member organization of more than 800 diverse colleges and universities in the United States and around the world. Since 1975, The Common Application has been committed to the pursuit of access, equity and integrity in the college admission process. In 2017-2018, more than one million students, one-third of whom were first-generation, submitted over five million applications through the Common App platform. Last year, the Common App’s need-based fee waiver process saved students more than $55 million in application fees; over 250 Common App member schools have no application fees. To learn more, visit commonapp.org, follow @CommonApp, and #CommonApp.

Common App endorses GradCAS

The Common Application has endorsed GradCAS™, Liaison’s recently launched Centralized Application Service (CAS™) for graduate programs. Jenny Rickard, CEO of The Common Application will represent The Common Application on Liaison’s product advisory board for GradCAS.

To learn more, see the complete press release (April 11, 2018) here.