Admissions Release Dates

College & University Admissions Decision Release Dates: 2024

For students who apply Early Action or Early Decision, below are some of the colleges’ decision release dates.   Please note that all dates are subject to change as some colleges post release dates and then change them. Please continue to check back as more colleges release their dates. 

School

Early Notification Date - 2024

Regular Notification Date - 2024

American University

Dec. 14 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

TBD

Amherst College

Dec. 8

March 20

Babson College

Dec. 13 (ED1); Dec. 15 (EA); mid-Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

Bard College


mid-Dec. (EA and ED1); Feb. (ED2)

March

Barnard College

Dec. 13

by April 1

Bates College

Dec. 16 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Bentley University

Dec. 15 (ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

late March

Boston College

Dec. 5 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Boston University

Dec. 14 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Bowdoin College

Dec. 15 (ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

mid-March

Brandeis University

Dec. 7 (ED1); Feb. 1 (ED2)

April 1

Brown University

Dec. 15

March 28

Bryn Mawr College

Dec. 15 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

TBD

Bucknell University

Dec. 11 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

California Institute of Technology

Dec. 9

mid-March

Carleton College

Dec. 13 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Carnegie Mellon University

Dec. 15 (ED1); by Feb. 1 (ED2)

by April 1

Case Western Reserve University

Dec. 2 (ED1); by Dec. 19 (EA); by Feb. 10 (ED2)

on or about March 16

Chapman University

Dec. 15

mid-March

Claremont McKenna College

Dec. 15 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Clark University

Dec. 15 (ED1); mid-Jan. (EA); early Feb. (ED2)

late March

Clemson University

Dec. 14

mid-Feb.

Colby College

Dec. 8 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

on or before April 1

Colgate University

Dec. 13 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

March

College of Charleston

Dec. 1 (ED1 and SC students); Dec. 15 (EA non-SC students); Mar. 1 (ED2)

approx. March 1

College of the Holy Cross

Dec. 15 (ED1); Feb. 15 (ED2)

mid-March

College of William and Mary

Dec. 5 (ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

Colorado College

Dec. 12 (ED1); Dec. 19 (EA); mid-Feb. (ED2)

mid-March

Colorado University Boulder

by Feb. 1

by April 1

Columbia University

Dec. 14

early April

Connecticut College

Dec. 8 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Cornell University

Dec. 14

late March

Dartmouth College

Dec. 15

late March/early April

Davidson College

by Dec. 16 (ED1); by Jan. 31 (ED2)

by April 1

Denison University

Rolling decisions (ED)

April 1

Dickinson College

Dec. 15 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Drexel University

Dec. 15

by April 1

Duke University

Dec. 14

late March / early April

Elon University

Dec. 1 (ED1); Dec. 20 (EA)

March 20

Emerson College

Dec. 20 (ED1); mid-Jan. (EA); mid-Feb. (ED2)

mid-March

Emory University

Dec. 13 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Florida State University

Dec. 12 (EA FL students)

Feb. 15

Fordham University

Dec. 14 (ED1 and EA); Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

N/A

late March

Franklin and Marshall

Dec. 15 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

George Washington University

Dec. 14 (ED1); late Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

Georgetown University

Dec. 15

April 1

Georgia Institute of Technology

Dec. 8 (EA1 GA students); Jan. 26 @ 7pm (EA2)

TBD

Hamilton College

Dec. 14 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

late March

Harvard University

Dec. 14

end of March

Harvey Mudd College

Dec. 12 (ED1); Feb. 15 (ED2)

April 1

Haverford College

Dec. 8 (ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

early April

Howard University

Jan. 27 (EA and ED1)

early April

Indiana University

by Jan. 15

March 15

James Madison University

mid-Jan.

mid-to-late March

Johns Hopkins University

Dec. 15 (ED1); Feb. 16 (ED2)

March 20

Kenyon College

Dec. 13 (ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

late March

Lafayette College

starting Dec. 15 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Lehigh University

Dec. 8 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Loyola Marymount University

Dec. 17 (EA, ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

Lynn University

by Dec. 15 (EA); by Feb. 15 (EA2)

by March 15

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dec. 16

mid-March

Miami University, Oxford

Dec. 1 (ED1); Dec. 15 (EA); Feb. 1 (EA2)

March 15

Middlebury College

Dec. 9 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Mount Holyoke College

late Dec. (ED1); late Jan. (ED2)

late March

Muhlenberg College

mid-Dec. (ED1); Feb. 1 (EA); mid-Feb. (ED2)

mid-March

New York University

Dec. 14 (ED1); Feb. 15 (ED2)

April 1

North Carolina State

Jan. 30

March 30

Northeastern University

Dec. 13 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (EA); by Mar. 1 (ED2)

by April 1

Northwestern University

Dec. 15

March 

Oberlin College

Dec. 15 (ED1); Feb. 1 (ED2)

April 1

Occidental College

Dec. 15 (ED1); Feb. 20 (ED2)

by April 1

Ohio State University - Columbus

Dec. 8 and Jan. 19

end of March

Pitzer College

Dec. 13 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Pomona College

Dec. 15 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

Princeton University

Dec. 14

late March

Providence College

by Dec. 1 (ED1); late Dec. (EA); late Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

Reed College

Dec. (ED1); Feb. (ED2 and EA)

by April 1

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Dec. 9 (ED1); Jan. 13 (ED2); Jan. 27 (EA)

March 2

Rice University

Dec. 14

by April 1

Santa Clara University

Dec. 15 (EA, ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

Sarah Lawrence College

Dec. 20 (EA, ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

late March

Skidmore College

Dec. 7 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

mid-March

Smith College

Dec. 15 (ED1); late Jan. (ED2)

by March 30

Southern Methodist University

Dec. 8 (ED1) Dec 18 (EA); mid-Mar. (ED2)

TBD

Stanford University

Dec. 15

early April

Swarthmore College

Dec. 12 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

mid-March

Syracuse University

starting Dec. 22 (ED1); mid-Jan. (ED2)

late March

Trinity College

Dec. 14 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

March 15

Tufts University

Dec. 14 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

Tulane University

Dec. 5 (ED1); Dec. 20 (EA); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by April 1

University of California - Berkeley

N/A

March 1-31

University of California - Davis

N/A

March 1-31

University of California - Irvine

N/A

March 1-31

University of California - Los Angeles

N/A

March 1-31

University of California - San Diego

N/A

March 1-31

University of California - Santa Barbara

N/A

March 1-31

University of California - Santa Cruz

N/A

March 1-31

University of Chicago

Dec. 18 (EA, ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

University of Connecticut

N/A

March 1

University of Florida

N/A

Feb. 23

University of Georgia

Nov. 17 - GA students; Dec. 15 (non-GA students)

mid-March

University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign

Jan. 26

early March

University of Maryland - College Park

Jan. 26

by April 1

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Jan. 24

early March

University of Miami

Dec. 8 (ED1); late Jan. (EA); late Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

University of Michigan

Jan. 26

by early April

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Jan. 26

by March 31

University of Notre Dame

Dec. 15

late March 

University of Pennsylvania

Dec. 14

by April

University of Richmond

Dec. 15 (ED1); Jan. 26 (EA); Feb. 15 (ED2)

approx. April 1

University of Rochester

mid-Dec. (ED1); early Feb. (ED2)

by April 1

University of South Carolina

Dec. 14 (EA)

mid-March

University of Southern California

Jan. 19

April 1

University of Texas - Austin

Feb. 1

March 1

University of Vermont

Dec. 1 (ED1); late Dec. (EA)

early March

University of Virginia

Dec. 15 (ED1); by Feb. 15 (EA)

by April 1

University of Washington

N/A

March 1-15

University of Wisconsin - Madison

by Jan. 31

on or before March 31

Vanderbilt University

Dec. 14 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Vassar College

Dec. 8 (ED1); Jan. 26 (ED2)

by April 1

Villanova University

Dec. 15 (ED1); Jan. 19 (EA); by Feb. 15 (ED2)

by May 1

Virginia Polytechnic Institute

TBD

TBD

Wake Forest University

Rolling decisions (ED1); by Jan. 15 (EA); Feb. 15 (ED2)

Approx. April 1

Washington and Lee University

Dec. 13 (ED1); Feb. 1 (ED2)

April 1

Washington University in St. Louis

Dec. 15 (ED1); by Feb. 16 (ED2)

April 1

Wellesley College

Dec. 9 (ED1); mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Wesleyan University

Dec. 10; mid-Feb. (ED2)

late March

Wheaton College - MA

Dec. 12 (ED1); by Jan. 15 (EA); by Feb. 1 (ED2)

by March 31

Williams College

Dec. 8

April 1

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Dec. 13 (ED1); late Jan. (EA1); mid-Feb. (ED2); late Feb. EA2)

late March

Yale University

Dec. 14

by April 1