Class of 2021 Regular Decision Notification Dates

By IvyWise on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

class of 2021 regular decision notification dates-1.jpgHere Are the Regular Admission Decision Dates for the Class of 2021

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As we draw closer to the middle of the spring semester, college across the country are working hard to get through hundreds of thousands of college applications to the class of 2021 in order to deliver regular admission decisions by the end of March. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of admission decision dates for 2017 here.

The Ivy League has signaled that its common regular decision release date for the class of 2021 will be March 30, 2017. To see admission decision release dates from last year click here.

The class of 2021 had an interesting college admissions experience, with changes that included the launch of the Coalition Application in the summer of 2016 and the redesigned SAT implemented in March of 2016. Most early decision notification dates have passed, and for those who applied early decision or early action this year the competition was stiff, with some colleges reporting slight dips in early admissions rates from the year before.

The application cycle for the class of 2021 also saw an increase in applications at some of the country’s top institutions, with Harvard University, Yale University, Tufts University, and more reporting record-high application numbers.

Most colleges aim to have regular admission decisions ready by March 31 or April 1, but many choose to release admission decisions once they’re ready, which can sometimes be a week or two before the standard decision release date.

Here are regular decision notification dates for the class of 2021. Many of these admission decision notification dates are general, so expect these dates to change as we draw closer to mid-March.

Be sure to check back regularly for updated date and times – especially for those labeled “TBD” or those with a general timeframe (mid/late March, early April, etc.)

SchoolClass of 2021 Regular Decision Notification Date
Allegheny CollegeMarch 15, 2017
American UniversityNo later than April 1st
Amherst CollegeMarch 24, 2017
Babson CollegeMarch 17, 2017 at 4:00PM ET
Bard CollegeEnd of March
Barnard CollegeMarch 23, 2017
Bates CollegeMarch 18, 2017
Boston CollegeEmailed no mater than March 16, 2017
Boston UniversityMarch 18, 2017
Bowdoin CollegeMarch 17, 2017 at 7 PM ET
Brandeis UniversityMarch 23, 2017 in the evening
Brown UniversityMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET
Bryn Mawr CollegeApril 1
Bucknell UniversityMarch 29, 2017
California Institute of TechnologyMid-March
Carleton CollegeMarch 22, 2017 at 8pm Ccentel
Carnegie Mellon UniversityMarch 26, 2017 at 12:01 AM
Case Western Reserve UniversityMarch 17, 2017 at 8pm ET
Claremont McKenna CollegeMarch 24, 2017 at 5:00 PST
Colby CollegeMarch 17, 2017 at 3 PM ET
Colgate UniversityBy Late March
College of William & MaryApril 1 via email
Colorado CollegeMarch 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm MST
Columbia UniversityMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET
Connecticut CollegeMarch 25, 2017 at 10 AM ET
Cornell UniversityMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET
Dartmouth CollegeMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET
Davidson CollegeMarch 22, 2017 at 9 PM ET
Dickinson CollegeMarch 16, 2017
Drew UniversityMarch 18, 2017
Drexel UniversityBy April 1
Duke UniversityMarch 29, 2017 at 7 PM ET
Elon UniversityMarch 20, 2017
Emerson CollegeApril 1
Emory UniversityMarch 23, 2017 at 6pm ET
Florida State UniversityMarch 16, 2017
Fordham UniversityBy April 1st
Franklin and Marshall CollegeAround April 1st
George Washington UniversityLate March/Early April
Georgetown UniversityApril 1
Georgia Institute of TechnologyMarch 11, 2017
Goucher CollegeBy April 1
Grinnell CollegeLate March
Hamilton CollegeMarch 24, 2017 at 8 PM ET
Harvard UniversityMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET
Harvey Mudd CollegeApril 1
Haverford CollegeEarly April
Hobart and William Smith CollegesBy April 1st
James Madison UniversityEarly April
Johns Hopkins UniversityMarch 17, 2017
Juniata CollegeReleased weekly, 4-6 weeks after your application is submitted
Kenyon CollegeMarch 17, 2017 at 6 pm ET
Lafayette CollegeLate March
Lehigh UniversityLate March
Loyola Marymount UniversityRolling
Macalester CollegeNo later than March 30th
Massachusetts College of Art and DesignRolling
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMarch 14, 2017, beginning at 6:28 PM ET
McGill UniversityRolling
Miami University (Ohio)March 15
Middlebury CollegeMarch 18, 2017
Mount Holyoke CollegeMarch 16, 2016
Muhlenberg CollegeMarch 15, 2017
New York UniversityMarch 30, 2017 throughout the day
Northeastern UniversityBy April 1
Northwestern UniversityLate March
Oberlin CollegeMost likely the week before April 1 (from the admissions office)
Occidental CollegeMarch 22, 2017 at 5 PM PT
Parsons School of DesignApril 1
Pennsylvania State UniversityRolling
Pepperdine UniversityApril 1
Pitzer CollegeApril 1
Pomona CollegeMarch 17th after 5:00 pm PDT
Princeton UniversityMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET
Quinnipiac UniversityRolling
Reed CollegeMailed by April 1
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteMarch 11, 2017
Rhode Island School of DesignMailed Third Week of March
Rice UniversityBy April 1
Rochester Institute of TechnologyMailed by mid-March
Santa Clara UniversityMid-late March
Sarah Lawrence CollegeLate March through early April
Skidmore CollegeMailed By April 1
Smith CollegeMarch 24, 2017 at 6 PM ET
Southern Methodist UniversityMarch 31
Stanford UniversityMarch 31, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. PDT
Swarthmore CollegeMarch 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Syracuse UniversityLate March
Trinity CollegeMarch 23, 2017
Tufts UniversityBy April 1
Tulane UniversityApril 1
Union CollegeBefore April 15
University of California – BerkeleyMarch 30, 2017 at 5 pm Pacific
University of California – DavisMid-March
University of California – IrvineIn batches from March 16-24
University of California – Los AngelesMarch 17, 2017 in the evening
University of California – RiversideStarting March 1st
University of California -San DiegoBy the End of March
University of California – Santa BarbaraMarch 21, 2017 at 3pm Pacific
University of California – Santa CruzMarch 15-31
University of ChicagoMarch 17, 2017 in the afternoon
University of Connecticut (Storrs)Begins March 1st
University of GeorgiaMarch 17, 2017 in the late afternoon
University of Maryland-College ParkBy April 1
University of Massachusetts-AmherstEarly March
University of MichiganEarly April
University of North Carolina-Chapel HillBy the end of March
University of Notre DameLate March
University of PennsylvaniaMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET
University of RichmondApril 1
University of RochesterFirst batch by March 2 or 3
University of San DiegoRolling
University of Southern CaliforniaMailed March 23, 2017

Online March 26, 2017

University of VirginiaEnd of March
University of WashingtonComing out in batches between March 15th and March 31st
University of  Wisconsin – MadisonEnd of March
Vanderbilt UniversityMarch 28, 2017 at 5:30 PM CT
Vassar CollegeLate March
Villanova UniversityMarch 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM ET
Virginia TechMarch 17, 2017 after 5 PM ET
Wake Forest UniversityBy April 1
Washington and Lee UniversityMarch 24, 2017 at 8 pm ET
Washington University in St. LouisMarch 15, 2017 after 5:30 PM ET
Wellesley CollegeMarch 22, 2017 in the evening
Wesleyan UniversityLate March
Wheaton CollegeApril 1
Whitman CollegeMailing week of March 20th (admissions)
Williams CollegeMarch 22, 2017 in the evening
Worcester Polytechnic UniversityApril 1
Yale UniversityMarch 30, 2017 at 5 PM ET

 

See a school we left out or an updated release date we haven’t included yet? Tell us in the comments below and we will add it to our list!

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