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First-Year Applicants

Applications are open for Fall 2020.

Submit the online application

The first step is to complete the online application by the deadlines listed below. There is no fee to submit an application.

Important Dates

Fall 2020 Start

November 10, 2019

Early Action Application Deadline
Admissions Decision by mid-December

January 12, 2020

Regular Action Application Deadline
Admissions Decision by mid-March

February 7-9, 2020

Preview Weekend

March 22, 2020

Spring Application Deadline & Transfer Deadline

April 25, 2020

Virtual Preview Weekend - Rewatch here

May 31, 2020

Extended Spring Application Deadline
- Application extension to accomodate all applicants in light of COVID-19 developments - Rolling admissions until May 31, early application encouraged

June 15, 2020

Deadline to inform Make School of your intent to enroll for anyone admitted prior to May 15th*
*Individual extensions may be available to students who request an extension and get approval by the admissions team.

June 30, 2020

Final Application Deadline to Join the Fall of 2020
- All written applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM PT Tuesday, June 30, 2020. - All required documentation must be submitted by 5:00 PM PT Wednesday, July 01, 2020. Note: To receive an admissions decision, students must complete their Admissions 1:1 calls within 5 days of receiving their email invitation.

July 1, 2020

Deadline to inform Make School of your intent to enroll for anyone admitted after May 15th and before June 15*
*Individual extensions may be available to students who request an extension and get approval by the admissions team.

July 15, 2020

Deadline to inform Make School of your intent to enroll for anyone admitted after June 15*
*Individual extensions may be available to students who request an extension and get approval by the admissions team.

Supplemental Information

While the selection process is not focused on GPAs and test scores, we are only able to give an admissions decision once the required supplemental information has been received.

You are not required to submit these documents by the deadlines listed above, however, you should submit them promptly after submitting the online written application to avoid delays.

What

How to submit

Official high school transcripts
Official high school transcripts are required if you are currently completing high school, or you have graduated and have less than 24 college-level transfer credits.

What counts as an official transcript? An official transcript is a transcript that is EITHER signed, dated, and mailed in a sealed envelope, has never been opened, and comes directly from your High School OR is emailed to our team digitally by your high school with a signature and date.
Digitally: Submit to apply@makeschool.com. We accept transcripts through electronic delivery services such as Parchment and Naviance.

By mail: They can be mailed in a signed and sealed envelope. Our mailing address is:

Make School Admissions
555 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Official college and university transcripts
Official college and university transcripts are required for all institutions where coursework has been taken.
Digitally: Submit to apply@makeschool.com. We accept transcripts through electronic delivery services such as Parchment and Naviance.

By mail: They can be mailed in a signed and sealed envelope. Our mailing address is:

Make School Admissions
555 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Standardized Testing
It is optional to submit official ACT or SAT test scores.
You can request the testing agency to forward a score report to Make School using our college code numbers:

ACT code: 7957
SAT code: 7604


Alternatively, you can ask your counselor to include your test scores on your official high school transcript.

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate
Make School accepts transfer credit for advanced placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. It is optional to submit these scores.
If you have taken any Advanced Placement courses, please request that College Board forward a score report to Make School using our college code: 7604. You can learn more about sending your AP scores here

If you have taken any IB courses, please contact the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to request that your IB scores be sent to Make School.

Spark

Depending on your existing programming experience, you may be asked to complete Spark. Spark is an interactive coding experience designed for applicants that are newer to coding. You will learn more about Spark during the admissions process.

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