Denison University

 

Match Requirements for:

Finalists who rank Denison

If you are a Finalist who ranked Denison, your National College Match application will be sent to Denison, and you will need to submit the following requirements to the school by November 1. If you have questions after reviewing the information below, please reach out to the school directly.

Match Requirements
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1

Denison Unversity Applicant Portal Activation: QuestBridge will send Finalists’ applications to Denison on October 19, and Denison may need a couple days to import them into their system. Once processed, Denison will then email you instructions to log in and activate your applicant portal, where you can track the status of the materials you submit to Denison.

1

Denison QuestBridge Supplement

After Denison receives your QuestBridge Application, we ask that you complete a short supplement through your Denison applicant portal. The supplement collects basic information that is unique to Denison (e.g., academic interests). There are no additional essays.

2

Official Transcript(s)

Transcripts uploaded to the QuestBridge application are accepted as official. Alternatively, your high school counselor can email transcripts directly to the Office of Admission at admission@denison.edu.

3

(Optional) Test Scores 
Self-Reported or Official Reports

SAT code: 1164
ACT code: 3266

Denison has practiced test-optional admission since 2008. No student is at a disadvantage by not submitting scores. Students who choose to have their scores considered may self-report them through their Denison applicant portal.

4

2022-2023 FAFSA
FAFSA code: 003042
Available Oct. 1

U.S. Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens only. Students who do not hold U.S. Citizenship or U.S. permanent residency, or have DACA protected status, should not fill out the FAFSA and should instead complete the Denison Certificate of Finances

Parents and students should use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to transfer their 2020 federal tax information from the IRS into their FAFSA.

5

2022-2023 CSS Profile
CSS code: 1164
Available Oct. 1

Please select "Regular Decision" as your admission application type. 

If your parents are divorced or separated:

  • Each parent must complete a CSS Profile application. It is recommended that the student and the custodial parent start the CSS Profile application first. The non-custodial parent will need to create a separate College Board account before providing their information.
  • Students who do not have contact with their non-custodial parent may request a waiver of the requirement by emailing the Office of Financial Aid at finaid@denison.edu.

6

2020 Federal Tax Returns and Forms for Custodial parent(s) 

Signed, with all schedules, W-2 forms, and any other earning statements.

Your non-custodial parent must also submit copies of their 2020 federal tax returns with all schedules, attachments, W-2 Forms, and other earnings statements using College Board's IDOC Service. If your parent is not required according to IRS guidelines, complete the Denison Parent Tax Nonfiling Statement.

All tax documents should be securely uploaded at no charge through the College Board's IDOC Service.

Options following the Match

Early Decision

Finalists who do not match may apply Early Decision 2. The deadline to be considered as part of Early Decision 2 is January 15. The only additional application document required is a signed Early Decision Agreement, which will be provided by the Office of Admission.

Applicants interested in Early Decision 2 should email the Office of Admission at admission@denison.edu.

Regular Decision

All finalists who ranked Denison for the National College Match, but did not match with a binding college may choose to have their applications considered as part of Denison’s Regular Decision round. No additional application documents beyond those required for the National College Match are required.

Applicants interested in Regular Decision should email the Office of Admission at admission@denison.edu.

Regular Decision Requirements:

Step 1: Select Denison on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 3 - December 12. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to Denison (including all of the materials detailed in the table below).

Step 2: Activate your Denison University Applicant Portal. QuestBridge will send Finalists’ applications to Denison on December 15 and Denison may need a couple days to import them into their system. Use the Denison applicant portal, sent to you via email, to track the status of your materials you submit to Denison. 

Step 3: Submit all additional required admission and financial materials by the applicable deadlines directly to Denison as detailed in the table below. 

Information for Non-Finalists

indicates a required material

Regular Decision Requirements: Admission Materials
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15

 

Finalists who ranked Denison and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank Denison

Midyear Report (QuestBridge Midyear Report accepted)

Official Transcript(s)

(Optional) Test Scores 
Self-Reported or Official Reports

SAT code: 1164
ACT code: 3266

Regular Decision Requirements: Financial Aid Materials
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15

 

Finalists who ranked Denison and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank Denison

2022-2023 FAFSA
FAFSA code: 003042
Available Oct. 1

 

2022-2023 CSS Profile
CSS code: 1164
Available Oct. 1

 

2020 Federal Tax Returns and Forms

 

Contact Information 

Denison Contact (regarding QuestBridge applications and general questions):

Denison Admission and Financial Aid
Drew Riley
Director of Admission
(740) 587-6276
admission@denison.edu

Contact Information (for sending admission and financial aid materials):

Office of Admission
Denison University
Granville, OH 43023

Phone: (740) 587-6276
Email: admission@denison.edu

All tax documents should be securely uploaded at no charge through the College Board’s IDOC service. If you are unable to use IDOC, you can mail these documents to:

Office of Financial Aid
Denison University
100 West College Street
Granville, OH 43023

Phone: (740) 587-6276
Email: finaid@dension.edu