What Are 2021 Regular Decision College Notification Dates?
With the increase in college applications during the pandemic, you seniors probably have been eagerly waiting to hear about your Regular Decision admission results. In the next few weeks we will talk about your different options once you have heard back from colleges about Regular Decision. Hopefully good news is on the way!
In the meantime, we’ve compiled a list of prominent colleges that our students usually apply to and provided their Regular Decision notification dates. Notably, the Ivy League schools have a later notification date than they have had in previous years. Otherwise, you should be receiving information on your application status around the same time as you would expect.
Check out the Regular Decision notification release dates for the Class of 2025 below:
Boston University - Late March
Brown - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET
Caltech - Mid-March
Carnegie Mellon University - No later than April 1
Case Western Reserve University - March 27
Columbia - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET (same as other Ivies)
Cornell - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET (same as other Ivies)
Dartmouth - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET (same as other Ivies)
Duke - Late March
Emerson - April 1
Emory - By April 1
Georgetown University - April 1
Harvard - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET
Harvey Mudd College - April 1
Johns Hopkins University - By April 1
Kenyon College - Mid-March
MIT - March 14, 2021 at 6:28 pm ET
NYU - April 1
Northwestern - Late March
Princeton - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET
Rice - By April 1
Sarah Lawrence College - By late March
SMU - Mid-March
Stanford - By April 9
Syracuse - Late March
Tufts - By April 1
Tulane University - By April 1
UC-Berkeley - End of March
UC-Davis - Mid-March
UCLA - Late March
UChicago - Late March
UMass-Amherst - March/April
University of Michigan - By early April
University of Notre Dame - By late March
UPenn - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET
USC - By April 1
University of Virginia - By April 1
Vanderbilt University - By April 1
Washington University in St. Louis - By April 1
Wesleyan University - By April 1
Yale - April 6, 2021 at 7 pm ET (same as other Ivies)
Curious about other happenings in the college admissions world? Here’s a round-up of trends and ongoing news for college admissions during the pandemic:
Most colleges will extend the “test optional” or “test free” policies for Class of 2026 admissions (2021-2022 cycle), including the University of Texas-Austin.
College Board has ended all SAT Subject Tests and will discontinue the SAT Essay after June 2021.
College Board plans on offering AP Exams digitally for the 2021 test period.
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