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Ready for university admissions? It's that time of the year when high school students refresh their webpages to see the results they have worked for. Make sure you do not miss any important dates with our guide below. Keep checking your email and don't forget to also check your spam folders in case the notification gets sent there! Best of luck to everyone awaiting their decision!
The class of 2027 has witnessed unprecedented competitiveness in college admissions at some of the nation's most renowned universities, with many reporting record-breaking application numbers.
Tufts University received over 34,000 applications, while Williams College accepted just 9.8% of applicants. The University of Virginia (UVA) saw its highest number of applications in its 204-year history, and NYU's acceptance rate dropped to an all-time low of 8% with 120,000 applications.
Amherst College's acceptance rate was a mere 9%, and Vanderbilt University admitted 1,763 students out of 41,501 regular decision applications. These trends highlight the importance of thorough preparation and resilience for high school seniors navigating the evolving college admissions landscape while exploring various educational opportunities that align with their goals and aspirations.
Colleges typically release their regular decision acceptance notifications between mid-March and early April. The specific release dates may vary slightly from year to year and among institutions, but this general timeline allows students sufficient time to make their final college choice before the National College Decision Day on May 1st.
Ivy Day, the highly anticipated day when all eight Ivy League schools release their regular decision acceptances, is scheduled for March 30th, 2023, at 7 PM Eastern Time. On this day, thousands of applicants eagerly await their admission decisions from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale. The synchronized release of decisions on Ivy Day adds to the excitement and anticipation for many students, as they discover whether they have been accepted into one or more of these prestigious institutions.
To stay up-to-date with exact release dates, it is crucial for applicants to closely monitor the colleges' official websites and communications, as well as social media channels, for any updates or announcements related to regular decision outcomes.
|University||Regular Notification Date|
|Amherst College||March 17th 2023|
|Babson College||March 17th 2023|
|Barnard College||March 29th 2023|
|Boston College||March 23rd 2023|
|Brown University||March 30th 2023|
|California Institute of Technology||March 12th 2023|
|Carnegie Mellon University||March 25th 2023|
|Cornell University||March 30th 2023|
|Columbia University||March 30th 2023|
|Dartmouth College||March 30th 2023|
|Duke University||March 31st 2023|
|Emory University||April 1st 2023|
|George Washington University||April 1st 2023|
|Georgetown University||April 1st 2023|
|Harvard University||March 30th 2023|
|Harvey Mudd College||March 16th 2023|
|Johns Hopkins University||March 17th 2023|
|MIT||March 14th 2023|
|New York University||March 28th 2023|
|Northeastern University||March 22nd 2023|
|Northwestern University||March 25th 2023|
|Pomona College||March 17th 2023|
|Princeton University||March 30th 2023|
|Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)||Mid March|
|Stanford University||March 31st 2023|
|Swarthmore University||March 17th 2023|
|Tufts University||March 21st 2023|
|University of Chicago||March 10th 2023|
|University of Miami||March 17th 2023|
|University of Michigan||March 21st 2023|
|University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||March 24th 2023|
|University of Pennsylvania||March 30th 2023|
|University of Virginia (UVA)||March 17th 2023|
|Vanderbilt University||March 28th 2023|
|Washington University in St. Louis||March 23rd 2023|
|Wellesley College||March 18th 2023|
|Williams College||March 17th 2023|
|Yale University||March 30th 2023|
The outcomes of university applications can vary depending on the application type and the university's admission policies. Here are the most common outcomes of university applications:
It's important to note that each university may have different admission policies, so the outcomes of applications may vary depending on the university and the specific program.