Notification Dates for Early Action and Early Decision

By Michaela November 14, 2020 College Application Early Admission Press

With all the uncertainty the pandemic has brought to 2020’s high school seniors and their college admissions timeline, it’s really no wonder that many seniors are looking for a little stability right now. More than any other year, students want to know where they are headed for college and they want to know ASAP. 

To help you stay organized and prepared, we have compiled a list of the decision dates of the major schools that attract the applications of many Moon Prep students. For more information on breaking down the difference between Early Decision, Early Decision II, Early Action and Restrictive Early Action, check out our recent webinar, Understanding the Different Ways of Applying Early to College 

 

Bowdoin College

ED: Mid-December

ED II: Mid-February

Boston University

ED: December 15th

ED II: February 15th

Brown University

ED: Mid-December

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

EA: Mid-December

Carnegie Mellon University

EA: December 15th

Case Western Reserve University

EA: by December 19

ED: by December 2

ED II: Rolling after January 8 

Columbia University

ED: Mid-December

Cornell University

ED: Mid-December

Dartmouth College

ED: Mid-December

Duke University

ED: Mid-December

Emory University

ED: by December 15th

ED II: by February 15th

Georgetown University

EA: December 15th

Georgia Tech

ED: December

ED II: Mid-January

Harvard University

REA: Mid-December

Johns Hopkins University

ED: Mid-December 

ED II: Mid-February

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

EA: Mid-December

New York University

ED: December 15th 

EDII: February 15th

Northwestern University

ED: Mid-December

Princeton University

By April 1

Rice University

ED: Mid-December

Stanford University

REA: December 15th

Tufts University

ED: Mid-December 

ED II: Mid-February

University of California – Berkeley 

Late March

University of California – Los Angeles

Mid-March

University of Chicago

ED/EA: Mid-December 

ED II: Mid-February

University of Michigan

EA: late January

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

EA: late January

University of Notre Dame

REA: Mid-December

University of Pennsylvania

ED: Mid-December

University of South Carolina

EA: Mid-December

University of Virginia

ED: Mid-December 

EA: by Mid-February

Vanderbilt University

ED: Mid-December 

ED II: Mid-February

Villanova University

EA: by January 15th 

ED: by December 15th

ED II: by March 1st

Wake Forest University

ED: Rolling, by April 1

ED II: approximately February 15th

Washington University in St. Louis

ED: December 15th 

ED II: February 14th

Wesleyan University

ED: Mid-December

ED II: Mid-February

Yale University

EA: Mid-December