Congratulations again on your admission to Warren Wilson College!

Now what?

There are many things to consider as you decide whether or not Warren Wilson is right for you. We suggest the following:

Visit: Even if it’s your second or third time, weekdays during the months of March and April are ideal. We can offer you a student-led tour of our beautiful campus, invite you to take classes and join in on campus activities and service trips. You will also be able to meet other students and professors, observe work crews in action and stay overnight with a student host in her/his dorm room. Schedule a visit.

We also invite you to join us for either of our special, admitted student events:

  • Parliament of Scholars—February 19th, 2017. Join us in celebrating your academic achievements thus far, and get a glimpse into the kind of research, presentation and academic inquiry you will be a part of as a Warren Wilson student!
  • Accepted Students Day—April 8th, 2017. It’s going to be a party…for you. You’ll get to meet current students, faculty and staff and get a taste of what it really means to be a member of the Warren Wilson community.

Financial Aid: The first step in receiving a financial aid award is to file the FAFSA. The FAFSA becomes available to complete on January 1st each year, and we will begin making need-based awards starting March 1st. If you have any questions about your filing the FAFSA, your eligibility or your award, please reach out to the Financial Aid office at 800-934-3526 or

Scholarships: Scholarships are awarded upon your admission to the College. You do not need to fill out additional forms and there is no separate deadline. For questions about our scholarships, please contact your admission counselor. If you receive an outside (non-WWC) scholarship, please inform us by contacting our Financial Aid office, 800-934-3536 or email

Join us: Become a part of the Warren Wilson College Class of 2021, get to know the other accepted students and ask questions on Facebook. You may also join a group for a previous year (if you are graduating before 2021). The Class of 2021 group is for all of our new students to receive updates about orientation. Plus, who doesn’t need more friends?

Talk to a current student: Our admission office consists of students who would love to talk or email you about their WWC experience. They will give you their honest opinion and nothing is scripted. Just call 800-934-3536 or email

Have you made your decision about WWC?

Reserve your place now by making a deposit. The deadline is midnight, May 1st. Your $300 deposit may be made before this date in one of three ways:

  1. Send a check in the mail made payable to: Warren Wilson College. Send it to the Office of Admission, PO Box 9000, Asheville, NC 28815-9000. Please put the student’s name on the memo section of the check. You’ll receive a confirmation email when we receive it.
  2. Call us at 800-934-3536 or 828-771-2026. We can take your debit, Visa or Mastercard over the phone. We’ll email a confirmation to the student’s email.

Note that the deposit is non-refundable.

Defer: Ecstatic about your acceptance but determined to take a gap year, work, or travel? We are happy to defer your admission for a semester or year. To do so you must pay your deposit and then contact your admission counselor to request a deferral. If your request for deferral is approved, your deposit will hold your spot for the semester you choose to join us.

Withdraw: Please call 800-934-3536 to discuss or email your counselor. We’re sad to see you go, but we do understand. We’d love to know which college you did choose and why, or why not WWC?

After you deposit

You’re on your way to new student orientation and some of the most exciting years of your life! Check back and watch your mailbox for information about next steps.