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You've done your research and you are ready to apply. This is an exciting next step and we want to make it as smooth as possible for you. We're here to answer all of your questions. Please email Admissions at or sign up for an appointment with an Admissions Counselor at a time that is convenient for you. Transcripts should be sent to the Admissions Office and need to arrive on or before the deadline.

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New Cohorts Begin Every Fall (late August) and Spring (January)

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Application Deadline for Fall 2023 (August Start)

Priority Deadline: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
General Deadline: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

In addition to our affordable tuition rate of only $500 per credit, all applications will be reviewed for institutional scholarships on the basis of need and merit. Students from partner community colleges and organizations automatically qualify for a 30% tuition discount.

Required Application Materials

The Undergraduate Degree Program seeks candidates for admission who are academically qualified and prepared to successfully meet the program requirements. The program is designed for mature and motivated adult learners who desire to complete their undergraduate degree within a community of high achieving human service professionals. While reviewing candidates, the committee will look for:

Admission Policies

Application Guidelines Admission Policies
Transfer of Credit Policy
  • Overall academic preparation
  • Transferable academic semester credits completed at one or more accredited colleges; Full Admission requires GPA of 2.5 or higher, and one of the following: 
    • 60 credits, including at least 16 of the general education requirements or
    • 45+ credits, including all 22 general education requirements
    • If you do not meet these requirements, you may be eligible for Conditional Admission.
  • Work/professional activities indicating maturity and appropriate motivation
  • Demonstrated commitment to complete this program

Official Transcript(s)

All applicants must furnish an official paper or electronic transcript from each undergraduate institution attended. Transcripts should be sent directly to William James College (Office of Admissions) by the issuing registrar’s office so that they arrive on or before the application due date.

Paper transcripts must be addressed to:

William James College
Office of Admissions
1 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

E-transcripts must be sent to, and must arrive at William James College on or before the set deadline. Postmark on the deadline date is not acceptable.

All academic transcripts originating at an institution from outside of the United States must be translated into their US equivalency. William James College recommends that applicants contact World Education Services ( to perform this service. For more information, please visit

If you have completed a semester abroad program, you are not required to furnish a transcript for this period of study if your coursework appears on your home institution’s transcript with a letter grade.