First Year Deadlines
Below you'll find application deadlines for first-year candidates seeking admission to Dickinson College.
The Pre-App is now open!
If you’re ready to take the first step toward your future as a Dickinsonian, complete our Pre-Application for Admission. By submitting this short form, you’re letting us know of your high level of interest in Dickinson. In return, we will waive your $65 application fee and provide you with early access to information and resources that will help you along your path.
Early Decision I
|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 Decision II
|Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline||Jan. 15|
|Admissions Decision & Financial Aid Notification||Mid-February|
|Enrollment Deposit Deadline||Two to three weeks after the acceptance|
|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. 28.
|Admissions & Financial Aid Deadline||Oct. 6|
Admissions Decision & Financial Aid Notification
|Enrollment Deposit Deadline||Nov. 15|
The above financial-aid deadlines are for the CSS PROFILE (access to institutional aid) and FAFSA (access to federal aid).