Skip to Content

Recruitment and Retention

Streamline the Process

Standard Application Online User

SAO Icon

When the school application process is confusing, we create barriers to educational opportunity.

Simplifying the application process allows enrollment leaders to focus on making the right match between school and applicant.

The Enrollment Management Association created the Standard Application Online to ease the application process for students and schools.

It allows families to use a single website to submit applications to a variety of independent schools that align with their interests, while schools can collect all information including biographic information, teacher recommendations, and transcripts online with the opportunity to customize the application with their own supplement.

Video - An Introduction to the Standard Application Online 

 SAO Stats

2015-16 SAO User Report

2014-15 SAO User Report