By choosing COA, you’re choosing a different kind of education—an education that’s engaged in the world and completely shaped by your interests and passions. 

Make it official

We want you to come to COA and we’re pretty darn sure the feeling’s mutual. Please read the enrollment checklist carefully and when you’re ready to commit, take these important next steps by the indicated deadlines: 

  1. Fill out the reply form on your applicant portal, letting us know you’ll join us at COA. Be sure to submit this form by the deadline!*
  2. Pay your enrollment deposit. Once you submit the reply form, you’ll be able to pay online through your applicant portal using either a credit card or bank account information. 
  3. Submit any other required forms, including: 

*Reply Form and Deposit Deadlines:
-Early Decision I reply form/deposit due January 10.
-Early Decision II reply form/deposit due February 15.
-Regular Decision first-year students reply form/deposit due by May 1.
-Regular Decision transfer students reply form/deposit due by May 15. 
-Winter Term reply form/deposit due December 1 (November 15 for international students).
-Spring Term reply form/deposit due by March 1. 

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