By RACHEL FREEMAN Emory University, a prestigious private university located in Atlanta, Georgia, will begin considering all undocumented students (with and without DACA) as domestic students instead of international students starting this Fall 2017! Since 2015, Emory had considered only students… Read More ›
By MARIA MARQUEZ ALVAREZ Florida State University is located on the northern part of Florida, which is closest to the Georgia/Florida/Alabama border. On February 22, students voted to make FSU a sanctuary campus. Here are some of the resources that undocumented students… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA For today’s “College Spotlight”, I am happy to share with you all the work that educators, staff members, and students at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) are doing to support the undocumented community. Website: When I was an… Read More ›
By BRENDA BRAMBILA DePaul University is a Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. They are committed to supporting undocumented students in a number of ways: Website: Here you will find information and resources that are specific to undocumented students who are… Read More ›
Brown University’s New Admissions Policy: How It Came About and Advice on Applying from Current Students and Faculty
By KEVIN ESCUDERO, SILVINA HERNANDEZ, RENATA MAURIZ, LINDA MEDINA, ANAMARIA MENESES LEON, and ALEXIS RODRIGUEZ-CAMACHO According to a September 12, 2016 announcement, Brown University shifted its admissions and financial aid policies to treat undocumented students as domestic students in calculating… Read More ›
Spotlight on Williams College: Another Private College that Admits Undocumented Students as Domestic Students!
By RACHEL FREEMAN Williams College, a prestigious private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, admits undocumented students (including students with and without DACA) as domestic students instead of international students. Williams College is “need-blind” for domestic students and meets 100% of all… Read More ›
(Last updated on August 2017) As you look for colleges to apply to, we know that it is helpful to know which schools admit and financially support undocumented students. That is why we have put together this growing list of… Read More ›
By RACHEL FREEMAN Brown University, an Ivy League university in Providence, Rhode Island, announced yesterday that they would begin admitting first-year undocumented undergraduate students (including students without DACA) as if they were U.S. citizens and not international students. Brown will meet… Read More ›
Spotlight on Cornell University: A private university that will begin admitting students with DACA as domestic applicants this fall!
By RACHEL FREEMAN Cornell University is a prestigious private university located in Ithaca, New York. Beginning in the Fall of 2016, applicants from any state in the country who have DACA will be considered as domestic students for admission instead of… Read More ›
By RACHEL FREEMAN Wesleyan University, a prestigious, private university located in Connecticut, recently announced they would start considering undocumented students (including students without DACA) who graduate from an American high school in any state as if they are U.S. citizens or… Read More ›
Spotlight on Swarthmore College: Another Private College to Admit Undocumented Students as Domestic Students!
By RACHEL FREEMAN Swarthmore College, a prestigious small liberal arts college near Philadelphia, recently announced that they are need-blind for all undocumented students (including students without DACA!) who graduate from a US high school. “At Swarthmore College, we value different viewpoints,… Read More ›
By RACHEL FREEMAN DePaul University is the largest private university in Chicago, Illinois with almost 25,000 students. The university is deeply committed to supporting undocumented students: “DePaul University takes a strong, public position for supporting undocumented students and DREAM Act legislation…. Read More ›
By RACHEL FREEMAN For all of you working on college applications, there is a growing list of private colleges that publicly accept undocumented students as domestic applicants! Most colleges consider undocumented students as international students*, which means that undocumented students are… Read More ›