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Class of 2025 Early Decision 2 

Deadlines, Notification Dates, Acceptance Rates 

College
Application Deadline
Notification Date
ED Acceptance Rate (Last year)
RD Acceptance Rate (Last year)
American University
Official: January 15
Official: by February 15
85%
33%
Babson College
Official: January 4
Official: by Mid-February
35%
26%
Bates College
Official: January 11
Official: by February 15
42%
9%
Baylor University
Official: February 1
Official: by March 1
Bennington College
Official: January 15
Official: February 8
51%
58%
Boston College
Official: January 1
Official: February 15
37%
24%
Boston University:
Official: January 4
Official: February 15
30%
18%
Bowdoin College
Official: January 5
Official: Mid-February
23%
7%
Brandeis University
Official: January 1
Official: February 1
37%
29%
Bryn Mawr College
Official: January 1
Official: February 1
52%
31%
Bucknell University
Official: January 15
Official: Mid-February
64%
32%
Carleton College
Official: January 15
Official: February 15
26%
18%
Case Western Reserve
Official: January 15
Official: Within 2 weeks of application submission beginning January 9
39%
23%
Claremont McKenna College
Official: January 11
Official: by February 15
28%
8%
Clark University
Official: January 15
Official: February 20
Colby College
Official: January 1
Official: on or before February 15
38%
11%
Colgate University
Official : January 15
Official: Mid-February-Mid-March
46%
20%
College of William and Mary
Official: January 1
Official: Early February
49%
37%
College of Wooster
Official: January 15
Official: by February 1
100%
53%
College of the Holy Cross
Official: January 15
Official: February 15
83%
31%
Colorado College
Official: January 15
Official: mid-February
27%
5%
Connecticut College
Official: January 15
Official: mid-February
58%
36%
Davidson College
Official: January 4
Official: February 1
49%
14%
Denison College
Official: January 15
Official: mid-February
57%
27%
Dickinson College
Official: January 15
Official: Mid-February
62%
39%
Emerson College
Official: December 1
Official: by February 1
N/A
33%
Emory University
Official: January 1
Official: by February 15
23%
15%
Franklin & Marshall College
Official: January 15
Official: February 15
69%
28%
George Washington University
Official: January 5
Official: by Late February
71%
39%
Gettysburg College
Official: January 15
Official: by February 15
64%
47%
Grinnell College
Official: January 1
Official: Early February
57%
22%
Hamilton College
Official: January 5
Official: by February 15
41%
15%
Hampshire College
Official: January 1
Official: February 1
Harvey Mudd College
Official: January 5
Official: February 15
19%
14%
Haverford College
Official: January 6
Official: February 15
44%
19%
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Official: January 15
Official: February 15
86%
66%
Johns Hopkins University
Official :January 4
Official: February 12
28%
7%
Kenyon College
Official: January 15
Official: Early February
62%
32%
Lafayette College
Official: January 15
Official: by February 15
51%
30%
Lehigh University
Official: January 1
Official: Mid-February
66%
29%
Macalester College
Official: January 1
Official: February 1
58%
31%
Marist College
Official: February 1
Official: Mid-February
Middlebury College
Official: January 4
Official: Mid-February
45%
13%
Mount Holyoke College
Official: January 4
Official: late January
57%
36%
Muhlenberg College
Official: February 1
Official: between February 15-28
New York University
Official:January 1
Official: by February 15
28%
14%
Northeastern University
Official: January 1
Official: by February 15
37%
18%
Oberlin College
Official: January 2
Official: by February 1
49%
35%
Occidental College
Official: February 1
Official: February 20
49%
36%
Pitzer College
Official: January 1
Official: February 12
34%
11%
Pomona College
Official: January 8
Official: by February 15
15%
6%
Providence College
Official: January 15
Official: by late February
56%
47%
Reed College
Official: December 20
Official: Early February
48%
39%
Rhodes College
Official: January 15
Official: within 2 weeks of applying
66%
44%
Rochester Institute of Technology
Official: January 1
Official: by February 15
Santa Clara University
Official: January 7
Official: Mid-February
68%
37%
Sarah Lawrence College
Official: January 15
Early February
66%
41%
Scripps College
Official: January 5
Official: mid-February
47%
31%
Skidmore College
Official: January 15
Official: by February 15
58%
28%
Smith College
Official: January 1
Official: by Late January
61%
30%
Southern Methodist University
Official: January 15
Official: Mid-March
50%
47%
Swarthmore College
Official: January 4
Official: Mid-February
24%
8%
Syracuse University
Official : January 1
Official: by February 1
58%
50%
Trinity College
Official: January 15
Official: mid-February
58%
31%
Trinity University
Official: February 1
Official: February 15
63%
28%
Tufts University
Official: January 1
Official: Mid-February
29%
15%
Tulane University
Official: January 8
Official: January 18
33%
1%
Union College
Official: January 15
Official: by February 15
61%
42%
University of Chicago
Official: January 4
Official: Mid-February
25%
6%
University of Miami
Official: January 1
Official: Mid-Late February
48%
20%
University of Richmond
Official: January 1
Official: February 15
48%
19%
University of Rochester
Official: January 20
Official: Early February
36%
29%
Vanderbilt University
Official: January 1
Official: by Mid-February
20%
8%
Vassar College
Official: January 1
Official: late January-early February
40%
22%
Villanova University
Official: January 15
Official: by March 1
N/A
31%
Wake Forest University
Official: January 1
Official: around February 15
31%
29%
Washington University in St. Louis
Official: January 4
Official: February 14
42%
13%
Washington and Lee University
Official: January 1
Official: Late January
43%
16%
Wellesley College
Official: January 1
Official: late February
33%
20%
Wesleyan University
Official: January 1
Official: mid-February
37%
15%
Whitman College
Official: January 15
Official: early February
72%
55%

*Official dates are provided by the college admissions office, but occasionally they change. We advise that you confirm the application deadline with your college. 

*Unless noted as “official”, dates and acceptance rates are based on crowdsourced info from college websites and secondary sources.