First Year Deadlines

Deadlines for transfer students

Below you'll find application deadlines for first-year and transfer candidates seeking admission to Dickinson College. 

Early Decision I

Deadline
Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline Nov. 15
Admissions Decision & Financial Aid Notification Mid-December
Enrollment Deposit Deadline Two to three weeks after the date of acceptance

Early Action

Deadline
Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline Dec. 1 *
Admissions Decision & Financial Aid Notification Mid-February
Enrollment Deposit Deadline

Candidates Reply Date of May 1

* Early Action applicants may change their application to Early Decision II by submitting the Early Decision Agreement no later than Jan. 15.

Early Decision II

Deadline
Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline Jan. 15 
Admissions Decision & Financial Aid Notification Mid-February
Enrollment Deposit Deadline Two to three weeks after the acceptance

Regular Decision

Deadline
Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline Jan. 15 *
Admissions Decision & Financial Aid Notification Late March
Enrollment Deposit Deadline

Candidates Reply Date of May 1

* Regular Decision applicants may change their application to Early Decision II by submitting the Early Decision Agreement no later than Feb. 1.

The above financial-aid deadlines are for the CSS PROFILE (access to institutional aid) and FAFSA (access to federal aid).

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