How to Apply

Step 1: The Viewbook

To learn about student life, academic breadth, financial aid, and the many opportunities available at Deerfield, please fill out our Request for Information form. We look forward to mailing you a viewbook.

Step 2: The Interview

We look forward to speaking with you about Deerfield! At this time, we are unable to schedule on-campus visits. As an alternative, we are offering Zoom and Skype interviews for those applying for enrollment in the fall of 2021. We are happy to answer all of your boarding school questions and provide you with helpful virtual content to give you a sense of the Deerfield experience.

Please complete Step 1: Request for Information Form and have your Skype ID before calling our office at 413-774-1400 or emailing us at to schedule your interview.

Available Dates: Monday through Friday beginning May 4 through May 27, 2020 and Monday through Wednesday beginning June 1 through August 21, 2020.

Step 3: The Standardized Test

While only one aspect of the application, standardized test results, are a required component of Deerfield’s application process.

Step 4: The Application

Our online application is provided by Gateway to Prep Schools and can be found online at All application materials can be submitted directly via the Gateway site. Further information detailing the application process is available here.

Step 5: Deerfield Admission Portal and Your Application Checklist

Once you have submitted your Application Part I: Candidate Profile you will receive a link via email providing you with access to the Deerfield Admission Portal. You will have the opportunity to submit additional application materials, complete required items and schedule an on-campus visit within your portal.

Trouble accessing your Deerfield Admission Portal Account? If you need portal account instructions and your authentication code resent please click here.