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Meredith offers two First Year application plans: Early Action (non- binding), and Regular Decision. 

Early Action deadlines

  • Application deadline: December 1
  • Decisions Released: On or before December 15
  • Financial assistance priority deadline: February 1
  • Expected notification of financial assistance: After April 1
  • Deposit Deadline: May 15

 

Regular Decision

  • Priority Application date: February 15*
  • Expected notification: Rolling, beginning mid-January
  • Financial assistance application priority deadline: February 15*
  • Expected notification of financial assistance: After April 1
  • Deposit Deadline: May 15


*Recommended deadlines for admissions applications and priority financial aid. Applications received after the priority dates are reviewed on a space available and funds available basis.

Admission Deadlines/Spring Applicants

  • Application deadline: November 1
  • Expected notification: Rolling starting in October
  • Financial assistance application priority deadline: November 1
  • Expected notification of financial assistance: By November 15
  • Deposit Deadline: December 1


* Recommended deadlines for admissions applications and priority financial aid assistance. We will work with students past these dates, as time allows.

Early Action (EA) application plan is designed for students who would like to receive a reply from Meredith early and prior to Regular Decision.  Early Action is a non-binding application plan. Early Action applicants who would like to be considered for financial aid should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in early fall.

Note: Students applying for scholars’ programs or talent scholarships are encouraged to apply to the College using the Early Action Application Plan and must be admitted to the College by the Scholars’ Program Application Deadline.

Regular Decision candidates are those who wish to apply to a number of colleges, and should complete the application process during fall or early winter of their senior year.

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