Class of 2022 Regular Decision Notification Dates

By IvyWise on Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Early_Decision_DeadlineHere’s When Students Can Expect to Receive Regular Admission Decisions in 2018

Click here for the regular decision notification dates for the class of 2023!

As we draw closer to spring, colleges and universities across the country are working hard to get through hundreds of thousands of college applications to the class of 2022 in order to deliver regular decisions by the end of March.

Harvard University has already signaled that its regular decision release date for the class of 2022 will be March 28, 2018, and since the Ivy Leagues tend to release on the same day, we anticipate decisions from the other seven Ivies then as well (unless otherwise noted.) To see admission decision release dates from last year click here.

The class of 2022 admissions cycle was another record-setting one, with some of the country’s top institutions, including Harvard University, NYU, Brown University, and Yale University, among others, 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 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 2022.

Many of these dates are general, so expect these dates to change as we draw closer to mid-March. It is also possible for colleges to post a release date only to move it up or postpone to a later date, so these dates are subject to change.

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.)

SchoolRegular Decision Notification Date
American UniversityMailed week of March 19, 2018
Amherst CollegeMarch 23, 2018 in the evening
Babson CollegeMarch 16, 2018 at 4 PM ET
Bard CollegeEnd of March
Barnard CollegeMarch 23, 2018
Bates CollegeMarch 17, 2018 at 8 AM ET
Boston CollegeMarch 22, 2018
Boston UniversityMarch 17, 2018
Bowdoin CollegeMarch 16, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Brandeis UniversityApril 1
Brown UniversityMarch 28, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Bryn Mawr CollegeTBD
Bucknell UniversityMarch 28, 2018
California Institute of TechnologyMarch 10, 2018
Carleton College March 22, 2018 at 8 PM CT
Carnegie Mellon UniversityMarch 31, 2018 at 9 AM ET
Case Western Reserve UniversityOn or about March 20
Claremont McKenna CollegeMarch 23, 2018 at 5 PM PT
Colby CollegeBy April 1
Colgate UniversityMarch 17, 2018 at 1:13 PM ET
College of William & MaryBy April 1
Columbia UniversityMarch 28, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Cornell UniversityMarch 28, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Dartmouth CollegeMarch 28, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Davidson CollegeMarch 21, 2018 at 8 PM ET
Drexel UniversityBy April 1
Duke UniversityMarch 29, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Emerson CollegeApril 1
Emory UniversityMarch 22, 2018 at 6 PM ET
George Washington UniversityLate March/Early April
Georgetown UniversityMailed March 23, 2018
Georgia Institute of TechnologyMarch 10, 2018
Goucher CollegeBy April 1
Grinnell CollegeLate March
Hamilton CollegeMarch 23, 2018 at 8 PM ET
Harvard UniversityMarch 28, 2018 after 7 PM ET
Harvey Mudd CollegeMarch 16, 2017 at 6 PM PT
Haverford CollegeEarly April
James Madison UniversityEarly April
Johns Hopkins UniversityMarch 16, 2018 at 3 PM ET
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMarch 14, 2018 at 6:28 Pm ET
Middlebury CollegeMarch 24, 2018 after 8 AM ET
New York UniversityMarch 28, 2018 at 6 PM ET
Northeastern UniversityMarch 14, 2018
Northwestern UniversityLate March
Oberlin CollegeMarch 23, 2018 at 4 PM ET
Occidental CollegeMarch 21, 2018 at 5 PM PT
Pitzer CollegeMarch 19, 2018
Pomona CollegeMarch 16, 2018 after 5 PM PT
Princeton UniversityMarch 28, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteMarch 10, 2018
Rhode Island School of DesignMailed Third Week of March
Rice UniversityMarch 23, 2018 at 4:30 PM CT
Rochester Institute of TechnologyMailed by mid-March
Sarah Lawrence CollegeLate March through early April
Skidmore CollegeBy April 1
Smith CollegeMarch 23, 2018 at 6:00 PM ET
Southern Methodist UniversityMarch 31
Stanford UniversityMarch 30, 2018 at 4 PM PT
Swarthmore CollegeMarch 16, 2018 at 7 PM ET
Syracuse UniversityLate March
Tufts UniversityBy April 1
University of California-BerkeleyMarch 29, 2018
University of California-DavisMarch 9, 2018
University of California-Los AngelesMarch 16, 2018 at 5 PM PT
University of California-San DiegoMarch 16, 2018
University of ChicagoMarch 16, 2018 in the late afternoon
University of GeorgiaMarch 16, 2018
University of Maryland-College ParkBy April 1
University of Massachusetts-AmherstEarly March
University of MichiganTBD
University of North Carolina-Chapel HillBy the end of March
University of Notre DameLate March
University of PennsylvaniaMarch 28, 2018 at 7 PM ET
University of RichmondApril 1
University of Southern CaliforniaMailed March 22, 2018

Online March 25, 2018

University of VirginiaMarch 22, 2018 around 6 PM ET
Vanderbilt UniversityMarch 27, 2018 at 5:30 PM CT
Vassar CollegeLate March
Villanova UniversityLate March
Wake Forest UniversityBy April 1
Washington and Lee UniversityMarch 23, 2018 at 8 PM ET
Washington University in St. LouisMarch 15, 2018
Wellesley CollegeMarch 21, 2018 in the evening
Wesleyan UniversityLate March
William & MaryMarch 23, 2018 in the evening
Williams CollegeMarch 15, 2018 in the evening
Worcester Polytechnic UniversityApril 1
Yale UniversityMarch 28, 2018 at 7 PM ET

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