First-year students can apply using the Coalition Application, Common Application, or Reed's Application. Transfer students, please apply using the Common Application. The online system will guide you through the process of providing supporting materials and forms.
First-year applicants may apply for Early Decision (ED) (of which there are two options), Early Action, or Regular Decision (RD). The priority deadline for transfer students is March 1.
Reed College does not charge an application fee.
To learn more, follow the link below that corresponds to your applicant status.
- Reed College test code
- TOEFL 4654
Reed will not require nor use testing results from the SAT or ACT in our admission review for the fall 2021 and fall 2022 cycles. Results of additional tests, such as Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) may be submitted for Reed credits upon enrollment.
Taking either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Service assessment (IELTS) is strongly encouraged for international students who do not speak English at home or attend a school where the language of instruction is not English. The average internet-based TOEFL score for international students entering Reed is 112.