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Admission notification dates for 2012

2ksmom2ksmom Posts: 5Registered User New Member
edited December 2012 in College Admissions
While waiting for the result, I copy and paste these colleges and notification dates from an old thread. Would you please update it:



Amherst: Released via Mail March 27th, Emails sent
American: April 1st
Bard: Decisions mailed March 26th (internationals emailed same date)
Bates: mailed March 26th, arrived in NJ on 28th--did not send email
Barnard:Mailed March 24th (is this date correct?)
Boston College: Decisions Mailed March 25th
Boston University: Decisions released online March 28th
Bowdoin College: Mailed March 27th, If you don't receive decision by April 2nd, call the Admissions Office
Brandeis University: Decisions Mailed 3/20
Brown: March 31st 5 PM EST online
Bryn Mawr: March 21st online (4 PM EST)
Bucknell: Decisions will be mailed March 28th
Caltech: mailed March 6th
Carleton College: Mailed March 21
Carnegie Mellon: Mailed March 24th (first mailing- mailing done in waves), Some Decisions are online starting March 28th
Case Western: Online March 28th
University of Chicago: Released 3/19. Check online athttp://uncommonapplication.uchicago.edu
Claremont McKenna: online here March 26th @ 5PM Pacific Daylight Time (8PM Eastern Daylight Time), mailed by April 1
Colby: mailed March 26th, online March 28th
Colgate: decisions mailed no later than Wednesday, March 26th
Colorado College: "Late March"
Columbia: Monday March 31st after 5pm ET
Cooper Union: Mailed before 3/31
Connecticut College: Mailed March 27th
Cornell: Monday March 31st after 5pm ET
Dartmouth: On 3/31 at 5PM EDT or later ONLINE (here). Dartmouth will email when your decision is available, but not what it is (you have to log in for that).
Davidson: March 27th
Duke: Released March 25th (online or snail mail?)
Elon: March 15th
Emory: April 1st, decisions online at 7PM
Florida State University: April 2nd
Franklin and Marshall: Mailed March 26th, arrived in NJ on 28th--did not send email.
Furman: March 15th
Georgetown: Decisions sent by mail on March 27th
George Washington: Snail mailed March 26th, online at 5PM same day
Grinnell: April 1st
Hamilton: Decisions will be physically mailed Friday March 28th, and they were released online after 5PM EST on Saturday March 29th.
Hampshire: April 1st
Harvard: Monday March 31st after 5pm ET
Harvey Mudd: Letters Mailed March 27th
Haverford: Decision mailed March 24th
Holy Cross: Decisions mailed on March 27th.
Johns Hopkins: Decisions were physically mailed on March 28th, and will be emailed that evening at 6PM.
Kenyon: decision mailed March 21st
Lafayette: Decisions mailed March 26th.
Lehigh: Sent by postal mail on March 22nd
Macalester: March 30th (Friend already got acceptance on 21st)
Middlebury: March 28th mailed, March 29th online
MIT: March 15th at noon EST
Mount Holyoke:available online on March 21st
Muhlenberg: Mailed ca. March 14 or 15
Northeastern: e-mailed March 19th/20th
Northwestern: Released online March 25th at 8PM online
Notre Dame: Mailed March 27th
NYU: Mailed March 24th
Oberlin: Mailed March 26th
Occidental: March 25th mailed
Olin: Decisions mailed March 21st (UPS overnight for acceptees), available online March 24th at 10pm EST
Pepperdine: April 1st
Pomona: Mailed March 28th
Princeton: March 31st at 5PM EDT
Reed: Decisions emailed 3-27, Snailmailed 3/28
Rice: Released March 25th at 5PM Eastern Daylight Time via online site & email
Sarah Lawrence: Mailed April 1st
St. Lawrence: Mailed March 21st
Scripps: Mailed March 25th, available over the phone since March 26th
Skidmore: March 27th mailed
Smith: March 21st online at 4-5 PM EST
Stanford: March 28th 3 pm Pacific time (by email)
Swarthmore: Mailed March 27th, Internationals were emailed starting March 28th
Syracuse: March 15th
Trinity (CT): Mailed before April 1st
Tufts: Online Decisions available on March 31st via TAMS
UCB: March 27th online at 4PM
UCI: online March 1st
UCLA: March 20th
UCSB: Released March 17th
UCSC:Released March 15th
UCSD: Released March 15th
UGA: April 1st
UMass: Mid-March through April
UMiami: March 15th- March 22nd
UMichigan: Mid April
Union College (NY): Decisions mailed March 19th for presidential scholars, non-presidential scholar decisions mailed March 24th.
University of Texas at Austin: April 1st (Some decisions out)
UNC: March 20th
UPenn: March 31st
URichmond: Letters Mailed March 22nd
USC: Letters Mailed March 28th
UWisconsin: Rolling, up to March 15th; after March 15th for deferred students
UVA: March 28th, 6:00 pm EST (email and letter sent out at same time)
Vanderbilt: Mailed March 28th
Vassar: Mailed March 27th, internationals emailed starting March 28th
Villanova: Decisions were posted online March 20
Virginia Commonwealth University: April 1st
Wake Forest: April 1st
Washington University in St. Louis: March 13th (late afternoon)
Wellesley: March 26th mailed
Wesleyan: Decisions mailed March 27th
Wheaton MA: Online March 25th
Whitman: April 1st
William & Mary: In-State decisions mailed March 19; Out-of-State decisions mailed March 31
Williams: Decisions began mailing on March 25th, batches of mailing (over several days) may be occurring, internationals emailed starting April 1st
Wittenberg: April 1stApril 1st
Wooster: April 1st
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI): March 12nd
Yale: March 31st
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Replies to: Admission notification dates for 2012

  • born2dance94born2dance94 Posts: 1,646Registered User Senior Member
    I thought Union heard back in the middle of February? Or at least that's what the email they sent me said.
  • 2ksmom2ksmom Posts: 5Registered User New Member
    Did you mean Cooper Union or Union College? I'll change the date. Thanks.
  • runeaglerun12runeaglerun12 Posts: 118Registered User Junior Member
    Don't know about dates for this year, but I know Boston University actually released decisions on March 25 or 26 (don't remember for sure which one but I know it was one of these two), not the 28th. Not a big difference, but I'd be game for not having to wait an extra two or three days! ;)
  • born2dance94born2dance94 Posts: 1,646Registered User Senior Member
    Union College... but, oh, just kidding. Just read the email. It said I should apply because I would hear back February 1st, so since I had already applied, I assumed that's what it meant. I just went to their website and February 1st is only for ED 2 applicants (even though I applied regular, so that's a weird email to send but oh well), so disregard that.
  • waitingforivywaitingforivy Posts: 878Registered User Member
    I was deferred from Harvard, and their email said the notification date was March 28. It could have changed though, or that could just be for deferred applicants.

    More schools than I thought use normal mail. I thought more were online.
  • born2dance94born2dance94 Posts: 1,646Registered User Senior Member
    @waitingforivy I wish more were normal mail. My friends and I had planned to have a huge bonfire at the end of the year and toss our rejection letters in and then roast marshmallows over it, but most have been by email this year, so it sucks. :(
  • moonman676moonman676 Posts: 938Registered User Member
    Why can't they be earlier? :(
  • waitingforivywaitingforivy Posts: 878Registered User Member
    @born2dance94 - they usually send real letters as well, so I'm planning on doing that anyways!

    @moonman676 - Yes I wish! I've kinda resigned myself to the fact that I'm not going to know anything for months and to try and enjoy myself during senior year.
  • moonman676moonman676 Posts: 938Registered User Member
    @waitingforivy: Luckily, I find out about one of my safeties February 15th :)
  • born2dance94born2dance94 Posts: 1,646Registered User Senior Member
    @waitingforivy the ED school that was my top choice but was rejected from didn't send a hard copy of the rejection letter. That was honestly the one I wanted most. It was going to go first into the fire. :(
  • alisynalisyn Posts: 548Registered User Member
    even if they only send emails, I'm gonna print them out and watch them burn. I just hope I won't be crying cause I only got rejection letters hahaha. Man that would suck
  • testobsessedtestobsessed Posts: 229Registered User Junior Member
    This list seems like a good idea, but the OP mentioned that the dates are copied & pasted from an old thread, so they are probably not valid. Anyone want to update any schools with with this year's info?
  • UM32194UM32194 Posts: 263Registered User Junior Member
    Awesome list! Grinnell's website says RD decisions are mailed in "late March"
  • testobsessedtestobsessed Posts: 229Registered User Junior Member
    Thanks UM32194. Snail-mailed or emailed, do you know? Anyone else have updated info on other schools?
  • luminneluminne Posts: 69Registered User Junior Member
    UT Austin is aiming for Late February early March.

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