Deadlines and Notifications

Admissions deadlines and notification dates for 2022 are as follows:

Spring 2022

Deadline Notification
Domestic First-Year and Transfer Students November 1 December 1
International First-Year and Transfer Students November 1 November 10

Fall 2022

Deadline Notification
First-Year Early Decision I November 15 December 15
First-Year Early Action December 1 February 15
First-Year Early Decision II January 1 February 1
First-Year Regular Decision January 15 April 1
Domestic Transfer March 15 April 15
International Transfer March 15 April 15

Early Decision I and II
Early Decision applicants commit to a binding agreement to attend should they be accepted.

Early Action
Early Action candidates are free to submit applications to other colleges.

Regular Admission
First-year applicants ordinarily apply during their senior year of high school.

Transfer Students
Students with 15 or more transferable college credits are considered transfer students.

All decisions are released online. To make sure that you receive your decision, we recommend not opting out of email communications.


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