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How to Apply

Step 1: The Viewbook

To learn about student life, academic breadth, financial aid, and the many opportunities that Deerfield has to offer, please fill out our Request for Information form, and we will gladly mail you a viewbook.

Step 2: The Interview

We look forward to welcoming you to Deerfield!  After filling out our Request for Information form, please call 413-774-1400 or email our admission team to schedule your visit.  Skype interviews are available for families unable to travel to campus.

Step 3: The Standardized Test

While only one of many parts of the application, submitting standardized test results, is a required step in 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: 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 a Deerfield Academy Admission Portal Account.  This account will provide you with a checklist of admission materials that we have received and processed.  Please note that between January 15 and February 1 there may be a 4-6 day delay as our team processes materials.

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