Regular Decision Notification Dates

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CLASS OF 2022

Warmer temperatures. Groundhog sightings. Birds chirping. All are sure signs of spring. Another sure sign: responses to university applications arriving in the mail.

This was another record-setting year in terms of the sheer number of university applications. Universities from Cambridge to Tufts to University of Toronto, among others, report significant increases in applications. We’ve observed that responses from North American institutions have been slower to trickle out than normal, and we also noted more caution in terms of the profile of the student receiving admission in the early rounds.

The following dates are estimates, and are subject to change. As always, be sure to check your e-mail inbox, application portal, and mailbox for responses.

AMERICAN AND CANADIAN INSTITUTIONS

Institution Official Notification Date
American University April 1
Amherst College April 1
Babson College mid-March
Barnard College late March
Bates College by April 1
Bishop’s University Ongoing; international students should expect a response by mid April
Boston College late March to early April
Boston College by April 1
Boston University late March to early April
Bowdoin College early April
Brandeis University April 1
Brown University end of March
Bryn Mawr College April 1
Bucknell College April 1
California State Polytechnic University
– San Luis Obispo
April 1
California Institute of Technology mid March
Carleton College April 1
Carleton University Ongoing
Carnegie Mellon University April 15
Case Western Reserve March 20
Chapman University mid March
Claremont McKenna College April 1
Clemson University February 20
Colby College April 1
Colgate University April 1
College of the Holy Cross March 17
College of William and Mary by April 1
Colorado College late March
Columbia University late March
Concordia University Ongoing
Connecticut College late March
Cornell University early April
Dalhousie University Ongoing
Dartmouth College late March
Davidson College April 1
Dennison University mid March
Dickinson College late March
Drexel University April 1
Emmerson College April 1
Emory University April 1
George Washington University by early April
Georgia Institute of Technology March 10
Goucher College by April 1
Grinnell College late March
Hamilton College April 1
Hampshire College April 1
Harvard University late March
Harvey Mudd College April 1
Haverford College early April
Johns Hopkins University by April 1
Kenyon College mid March
Lafayette College by April 1
Lehigh University late March
Middlebury College late March to early April
Hampshire College April 1
Hampshire College April 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology March 14
McGill University Ongoing; international students should expect a response by mid April
New York University April 1
Northeastern University by April 1
Northwestern University late March
Oberlin College April 1
Occidental College March 25
Pitzer College April 1
Pomona College by April 1
Princeton University April 1
Queen’s University Ongoing
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute March 10
Rice University by April 1
Rutgers University – New Brunswick February 28
Ryerson University Ongoing
Santa Clara University by April 1
Simon Fraser University Ongoing
Scripps College by April 1
Smith College late March
Pomona College by April 1
Stanford University April 1
Syracuse University late March
Swarthmore College by April 1
Tufts University by April 1
University of British Columbia Ongoing; international students should expect a response by mid April
University of California – Berkeley end of March
University of California – Davis mid March
University of California – Irvine by end of March
University of California – Los Angeles by mid March
University of California – San Diego by end of March
University of California – Santa Barbara March 20
University of California – Santa Cruz March 15
University of Chicago by late March
University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign February 3
University of Maryland – College Park by April 1
University of Michigan to be determined
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill end of March
University of Notre Dame late March
University of Ottawa Ongoing
University of Pennsylvania by April 1
University of Rochester April 1
University of Southern California by April 1
University of Texas – Austin March 1
University of Toronto Ongoing; international students should expect a response by mid April
University of Victoria Ongoing
University of Virginia end of March
University of Waterloo Ongoing; early May for Engineering
University of Washington March 31
Vanderbilt University April 1
Vassar College late March
Villanova University late March
Wake Forest University by April 1
Wellesley College late March
Wesleyan University late March
Western University Ongoing
Williams College March 15
Yale University April 1
York University Ongoing; international students should expect a response by mid April

 
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