Deadlines and Important Dates (First-Year Students)


  • November 15 – Application filing date for Early Action Candidates.
  • December 31 – Admission decisions for Early Action are mailed.
  • February 1 – Priority application filing date for Freshman Regular Decision candidates.
  • March 2 – Deadline for financial aid applicants to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and for California residents to apply for the Cal Grant Program by submitting the GPA Verification Form.
  • May 1 - Enrollment deposits are due to guarantee a place in the freshman class.

Students are encouraged to apply early to ensure consideration for the fullest range of scholarship opportunities, including our John Greenleaf Whittier Scholarship Program competitions and our Talent Scholarship Program in Art, Music, and Theatre. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they are completed, including all supporting documents. Remember to Check Your Application Status, and look out for letters and emails with important updates about your admission status.