Admissions Process

At Carrabassett Valley Academy, we believe the pursuit of academic and athletic excellence belongs within a supportive community. Explore our admissions process and discover why CVA is the perfect place to call home.
Start the admissions process by completing the online inquiry form. Once your inquiry is received, you will receive a link to access the goCVA application portal. This is the best way to track your application status.

Step 2 - Complete the Application

Log into the goCVA application portal and complete the application checklist steps:
     - application with short response and essay questions
     - request recommendations through the application portal
     - upload school transcripts

If applicable, complete the Clarity Application for financial aid consideration. All qualified applicants are admitted to Carrabassett Valley Academy on a need-blind basis.

Step 3 - Campus Visit

Once application materials are complete, please visit us to see what CVA is all about. Contact Lydia Barbie, Director of Enrollment, (207) 237-4458 for more information.

Carrabassett Valley Academy is located at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain, Maine's largest ski resort. CVA student-athletes have direct access to world-class training venues including:
- Largest vertical drop East of the Rockies
- State-of-the-art snowmaking for extended on-snow season
- Dedicated surface lift to centralized training venue
- FIS certified downhill course
- USSS Freestyle Moguls course
- Olympian-designed Cross course
- 650 acres of backcountry-style glades
Application Fee
An application fee of $50 for domestic students and $100 for international students is required. 

2024/2025 Admissions
The Admissions Committee will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis. Candidates will be notified of admissions decisions once all elements of the application have been reviewed.

2025/2026 Admissions
Important Dates 
March 15 - Priority Admissions and Financial Aid Deadline

April 15 - Priority Admissions Decisions and Financial Aid Awards to families
May 1 - Enrollment Contracts and Deposits due
Lydia Barbie
Director of Enrollment
(207) 237-4458
Jeanne Rose
Enrollment Marketing
(207) 237-4459
Carrabassett Valley Academy prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, religion, disability,  categories sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic predisposition, ancestry or other categories protected by Maine or federal law. CVA does not discriminate on these bases in the administration of its admission process, scholarship and aid programs, educational policies, athletics, or other school-administered programs.
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