09 December 2023

Class of 2028 Early Decision and Early Action Notification Dates

Posted in Early Admission, Class of 2028

Update #22 (12/9)

student questionsHere's our update list of early decision and early action notification dates for the Class of 2028.  As many of you know, schools often post results in advance of their "official" notification dates, so we've compiled the most recently updated dates for you here where available, as well as last year's notification dates for reference.   Bookmark this page, as we'll be updating it frequently over the next 30 days.

Good luck, seniors!


Class of 2028 Early Notification Dates

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InstitutionNotification Date
(Current Year)
CommentsNotification Date
(Last Year)
American Universityby 12/31 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/16
Amherst College12/8 6:21pm ETOfficial (updated)12/9 6:21pm ET
Babson Collegemid-Dec (ED1), 1/1 (EA), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/14 (ED1), 12/16 (EA)
Barnard Collegemid-DecOfficial12/14 6:30pm ET
Bates Collegeby 12/20 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/10
Beloit Collegeby 12/1 (EA1), by 1/1 (EA2)Official11/30 (ED1), 11/30 (EA)
Boston College12/5 evening ET (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official (updated)12/6 evening ET (ED1), 2/2 evening ET (ED2)
Boston Universitymid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/13
Bowdoin Collegemid-Dec (ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official12/9 7pm ET (ED1)
Brandeis University12/7 (ED1), 2/1 (ED2)Official (updated)12/8
Brown University12/15 6pm ETOfficial (updated)12/20 7pm ET
Bryn Mawr Collegelate Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/16 (ED1), 2/4 (ED2)
Bucknell Universitymid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/14
California Institute of Technology12/9 at 8:35am PT [ we think :) ]Official (updated)12/10 8:06am PT
Carleton Collegeby 12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/12 8pm CT
Carnegie Mellon Universityby 12/15 (ED1), by 2/1 (ED2)Official12/10 9am ET
Case Western Reserve University12/2 (ED1), by 12/19 (EA), by 2/10 (ED2)Official (updated)12/5 (ED1), 12/21 (EA1)
Chapman Universitylate DecOfficial12/16 (ED1), 12/16 (EA)
Claremont McKenna Collegeby 12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/15
Clark Universitylate Dec (ED1), mid-Jan (EA), early Feb (ED2)Official12/16(ED1), 1/12 (EA1)
Clemson Universitymid-DecOfficial12/1
Colby College12/8 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official (updated)12/15
Colgate Universitymid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/13 7:13pm ET
College of the Holy Cross12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/15
College of William and Mary12/5 (ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/9 evening ET (ED1), 1/27 (ED2)
Colorado College12/12 4pm MT (ED1), 12/19 4pm MT (EA), mid-Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/12 4pm MT (ED1), 12/19 4pm MT (EA)
Columbia University12/14 after 7pm ETOfficial (updated)12/15 after 7pm ET
Connecticut College12/8 (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/9 7pm ET (ED1), 2/10 (ED2)
Cornell University12/14 7pm ETOfficial (updated)12/15 7pm ET
Dartmouth Collegemid-DecOfficial12/16 after 3pm ET
Davidson Collegeby 12/16 (ED1), by 1/31 (ED2)Official12/15 9pm ET
Dickinson Collegemid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/15
Drexel Universitymid-DecOfficial12/15 (ED1), 12/15 (EA)
Duke Universitymid-DecOfficial12/17 2pm ET
Elon University12/1 (ED1), 12/20 (EA1)Official12/1 (ED1), 12/20 (EA1)
Emerson Collegemid-Dec (ED1), mid-Jan (EA), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/15 after 1:30pm ET (ED1), 12/15 after 1:30pm ET (EA)
Emory University (Emory)by 12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/14 after 6pm ET (ED1), 2/1 (ED2)
Emory University (Oxford)by 12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/14 after 6pm ET (ED1), 2/1 (ED2)
Florida State University12/14Official12/15
Fordham Universityby 12/20 (EA, ED1), 2/15 (ED2)Official12/15 afternoon ET (ED1), 12/15 afternoon ET (EA1)
Franklin and Marshallby 12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/15
George Mason University12/15Official12/15
George Washington Universitylate Dec (ED1), late Feb (ED2)Official12/15
Georgetown University12/15Official12/15
Georgia Institute of Technology12/8 (EA1), TBD (EA2)Official (updated)12/9 5pm ET (EA1), 1/27 7pm ET (EA2)
Gettysburg Collegeby 12/15 (ED1), early Feb (EA), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/12 (ED1), 2/1 5pm ET (EA1, ED2)
Grinnell College12/8 (ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/2
Hamilton College12/14 8pm ET (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official (updated)12/15 8pm ET (ED1), 2/4 (ED2)
Harvard Universitymid-DecOfficial12/15 after 7pm ET
Harvey Mudd College12/12 6pm PT (ED1), 2/15 (ED2)Official (updated)12/8 6pm PT
Haverford College12/8 7pm ET (ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/9
Howard Universitylate Jan (EA, ED1)Official
Johns Hopkins University12/15 (ED1), 2/16 (ED2)Official12/16 3pm ET(ED1), 2/17 (ED2)
Kenyon Collegemid-Dec (ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official12/16
Lafayette Collegebeginning 12/15 (ED1), beginning 2/15 (ED2)Official12/15 4pm ET
Lehigh University12/8 (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/9 (ED1), 2/3 (ED2)
Loyola Marymount Universitymid-Dec (EA, ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official11/23 (ED1), 12/16 (EA), 2/1 (ED2)
Macalester College12/3 (ED1), 12/20 (EA), 1/28 (ED2)Official12/4 (ED1), 12/21 (EA1), 1/30 (ED2)
Middlebury College12/9 (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/10 8am ET
Miami University - Oxford12/1 (ED1), 12/15 (EA1), 2/1 (EA2)Official12/1 (ED1), 12/15 (EA1)
MITmid-DecOfficial12/17 12:17pm ET
Morehouse College12/5Official (updated)
Mount Holyoke Collegelate Dec (ED1), late Jan (ED2)Official12/15
New York University12/15 (ED1), 2/15 (ED2)Official12/15 4pm ET
North Carolina State1/30Official1/27
Northeastern Universityby 2/15 (EA), by 1/1 (ED1), by 3/1 (ED2)Official12/8 (ED1), 1/30 (EA)
Northwestern Universitymid-DecOfficial12/16
Oberlin College12/15 (ED1), 2/1 (ED2)Official12/15
Occidental College12/15 (ED1), 2/20 (ED2)Official12/12 5pm PT
Pepperdine University1/10Official1/10
Pitzer Collegeby 12/18 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Officialby 12/18
Pomona Collegeby 12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/15 after 5pm PT
Princeton Universitymid-DecOfficial12/15 7pm ET
Providence Collegeby 12/1 (ED1), late Dec (EA), late Feb (ED2)Official12/1 (ED1), 12/16 evening ET (EA1)
Purdue Universityon 1/15Official1/13
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute12/9 (ED1), 1/13 (ED2), 1/27 (EA)Official12/10 (ED1), 1/28 (EA1)
Rice Universitymid-DecOfficial12/14 after 5pm CT
Santa Clara Universitylate Dec (EA, ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official12/16 (ED1), 12/16 (EA)
Sarah Lawrence Collegelate Dec (EA, ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official12/15 (ED1), 12/31 (EA1)
Scripps Collegemid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/14
Sewanee: The University of the Southearly Dec (ED1), late Jan (EA, ED2)Officialearly December (ED1), late January (EA)
Skidmore College12/7 (ED1), by 2/15 (ED2)Official (updated)12/8 (ED1)
Smith Collegemid-Dec (ED1), late Jan (ED2)Officialmid-December
Southern Methodist Universitymid-Dec (EA, ED1), mid-Mar (ED2)Official12/15 (ED1), 12/15 (EA1)
Spelman College12/31 (EA, ED1)Official
Stanford Universitymid-DecOfficial12/16 4pm PT
Swarthmore College12/12 7pm ET (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/13 7pm ET (ED1), 2/10 7pm ET (ED2)
Syracuse Universitybegins 12/16 (ED1), mid-Jan (ED2)Officialprior to 1/1
Texas Christian University12/1 (ED1), by 1/1 (EA), by 2/1 (ED2)Official (updated)12/2 (ED1), 12/15 (EA)
Trinity Collegemid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/15 evening ET
Tufts Universitymid-Dec (ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official12/13 7pm ET (ED1), 2/2 7pm ET (ED2)
Tulane University12/5 4PM CT (ED1), by 1/10 (EA), by 1/31 (ED2)Official (updated)12/1 4pm CT (ED1), 12/20 3pm CT (EA)
Union College 12/5 (ED1), 12/19 (EA), Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/6 (ED1), 12/17 (EA)
University of Chicagomid-Dec (EA, ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/21 late afternoon CT (ED1), 12/21 late afternoon CT (EA), 2/10 late afternoon CT (ED2)
University of Denverearly Dec (ED1), late Dec-late Jan (EA), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/13 eve MT (ED1), 1/15 (EA1)
University of Georgia11/17 4pm ET (in-state), 12/15 4pm ET (out-of-state)Official (updated)11/18 4pm ET
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign1/26Official1/27
University of Maryland - College Parkby 2/1Official1/27
University of Massachusetts - Amherst1/24 evening ETOfficial (updated)1/30
University of Miami12/8 (ED1), late Jan (EA), late Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/9 (ED1), late January (EA)
University of Michigan - Ann Arborlate JanOfficial1/27
University of New Hampshireby 1/31Official1/29
University of Notre Dame12/15 6:42 ETOfficial (updated)12/16 6:42pm ET
University of Pennsylvaniamid-DecOfficial12/15 7pm ET
University of Richmond~12/15 (ED1), ~1/25 (EA), ~2/15 (ED2)Official12/9 7pm ET (ED1), 1/25 (EA1)
University of Southern Californiamid-to-late JanOfficial1/23
University of Vermont12/1 (ED1), typically late Dec (EA)Official12/20 5pm ET (ED1), 12/31 (EA1)
University of Virginiaby 12/15 (ED1), by 2/15 (EA)Official12/13 5pm ET (ED), 2/10 after 5pm ET (EA)
University of Wisconsin - Madisonby 1/31Official1/28
Vanderbilt Universitymid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/14 after 5:30pm CT
Vassar Collegemid-Dec (ED1), early Feb (ED2)Official12/9
Villanova Universityby 12/15 (ED1), by 1/20 (EA), by 2/15 (ED2)Official12/14 after 5pm ET (ED1), by 1/20 (EA)
Virginia Polytechnic InstituteTBD (EA)Official12/9 5pm ET (ED)
Washington and Lee University12/15 (ED1), 2/1 (ED2)Official12/16 8pm ET (ED1)
Washington University in St. Louis12/15 evening (ED1), by 2/16 (ED2)Official (updated)12/13 (ED1), 2/10 late afternoon CT (ED2)
Wellesley College12/9 (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official (updated)12/10 10am ET
Wesleyan Universitymid-Dec (ED1), mid-Feb (ED2)Official12/10 afternoon ET
Williams College12/8Official (updated)12/9 evening ET
Worcester Polytechnic Institutemid-Dec (ED1), late Jan (EA1), mid-Feb (ED2), late Feb (EA2)Official12/13 5pm ET (ED1), 1/13 (EA1)
Yale Universitymid-DecOfficial12/15 5pm ET
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