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Dates and Deadlines

Early Decision I

Admissions

  • October 3, 2020 — Preferred last day to take the SAT Reasoning Test*
  • October 25, 2020 — Preferred last day to take the ACT*
  • November 1, 2020 — Blair School of Music Application deadline
  • November 1, 2020 —  Deadline for completed application
  • Mid-December — Admission decisions available
  • December 31, 2020 — Deadline for matriculation deposit

Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships

  • November 5, 2020 — Priority filing deadline for CSS PROFILE and FAFSA
  • December 1, 2020 — Deadline for completed  merit scholarship applications
  • Mid-December — Preliminary financial aid awards available
  • Late March — Updated financial aid award available

Early Decision II

Admissions

  • December 5, 2020 — Preferred last day to take the SAT Reasoning Test*
  • December 12, 2020 — Preferred last day to take the ACT*
  • January 1, 2021 — Blair School of Music Application deadline
  • January 1, 2021 — Deadline for completed application
  • Mid-February — Admission decisions available
  • March 1, 2021 — Deadline for matriculation deposit

Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships

  • December 1, 2020 — Deadline for completed  merit scholarship applications
  • January 2, 2021 — Priority filing deadline for submitting CSS PROFILE and FAFSA
  • Mid-February — Preliminary financial aid awards available
  • Late March — Updated financial aid award available

Regular Decision

Admissions

  • December 5, 2020 — Preferred last day to take the SAT Reasoning Test*
  • December 12, 2020 — Preferred last day to take the ACT*
  • January 1, 2021 — Blair School of Music Application deadline
  • January 1, 2021 — Deadline for completed application
  • Late March — Admission decisions available
  • May 1, 2021 — Deadline for matriculation deposit

Financial Aid and Merit Scholarships

  • December 1, 2020 — Deadline for  merit scholarship applications
  • February 1, 2021 — For international students seeking need-based financial aid, priority filing deadline for CSS PROFILE
  • February 3, 2021 — Priority deadline for filing CSS PROFILE and FAFSA
  • Late March — Financial aid awards available

Transfer

Admissions

  • March 15, 2021 — Priority deadline for submitting complete application. Transfer applicants will be considered on a rolling basis throughout the spring. 
  • Beginning Mid-April, 2021 — Admissions decisions available on a rolling basis

Financial Aid

  • February 1, 2021 — Priority deadline for filing FAFSA and CSS PROFILE

* For students applying for fall 2021 entry, SAT or ACT scores are optional.