BU Early Decision for Fall 2022 Admission

Boston University offers Early Decision but does not offer Early Action for freshman admissions.

The Early Decision (EDI) deadline for Fall 2022 admission is November 1.

The Early Decision (EDII) deadline for Fall 2022 admission is January 4.

All ED1 applications should receive an admissions decision by December 15. Last year, BU admitted 1,462 of the 4,877 applicants who applied early decision. The acceptance rate was 29.98%.

For more information visit the Boston University page on College Confidential.

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BU ED1 Fall 2022 - Any updates? Please post here.

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I applied Ed I to BU. I checked my application status and it says that they still require my mid year report to make a decision. Does this mean anything? Should I ask my counselor to send mid year report?

Anyone know how BU feels about gap year students applying at ED?

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Yeaa I think you do because BU requires mid-year reports to be sent for Ed applicants

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BU ED1 Fall 2022 admission/Class of 2026 - Anyone hear anything?

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No. Not yet. Applied 11/1 though.

I should add that her mid year grades were just uploaded on 11/22 but do not show as received yet, although their office says they have it.

Same with my son. They asked for some verification documents. We uploaded them on 11/5. But it is still showing as not processed

Curious - what verification documents did they ask for?


Did anyone else get an email saying BU did not receive the senior grades? Guidance told me they are just really back logged

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My portal updated and it now says that they had received my first quarter transcript, I guess they fixed it when my counselor called reached out. Not sure if anybody else had this problem

Still a know for received grades. Counselor called. Also said way behind.

Anyone know if they give any merit at all for ED. I’ve heard mixed

does anyone think the decision is going to come out this Friday or next Monday considering the previous years’ release timing? (except 2020 tho)

if they are way behind do u think that means they will release it later?

Decisions come out 15th December for ED 1.

15th Dec