Admissions Deadlines

Oct. 1 – Spring Transfer applicants seeking financial aid must submit the CSS Profile and FAFSA.

Nov. 1 – Spring Transfer admission application deadline.

Nov. 15 – Early Decision Priority applications must be submitted. If your Early Decision application is submitted and complete by Nov. 15, you will be notified of your admission decision by Dec. 15. If you are applying for financial aid and have met the filing deadlines, your financial aid award will be included.

(NOTE:  If you decide that Lafayette is your first choice after Nov. 15, you still may submit an Early Decision application until Jan. 15 or you may convert a Regular Decision application to Early Decision II until Feb. 1. Early Decision II candidates will be notified of their admission decisions by Feb. 15.)

Nov. 15 – Early Decision I candidates must submit CSS Profile and tax returns for financial aid consideration.

Dec. 15Notification to those who met the Nov. 15 priority deadline.

Jan. 5 - Early Decision Priority enrollment deposits due for accepted students.

Jan. 15 –Regular Decision applications must be submitted. Applications submitted after this date will be considered on a space-available basis. (Lafayette also accepts applications from high school juniors who will be completing their graduation requirements a year early.)

Jan. 15 - Deadline for Regular Decision applicants to submit the CSS Profile if seeking need-based financial aid. This is the last date that Early Decision II candidates can submit the CSS Profile for financial aid consideration.

Feb. 1 – Regular Decision students who have applied by Jan. 15 may change their application to Early Decision before or on this date. The Early Decision Agreement form must be submitted by this date to affect the change. Applicants will be notified by Feb. 15.

Feb. 15 – Deadline to submit the FAFSA if seeking need-based financial aid, athletic scholarship, or federal loans.

March 1 - Early Decision II enrollment deposits due for accepted students.

March 5 – Financial Aid applicants must submit all required tax returns to College Board IDOC service.

Late March -Regular Decision admissions decisions and financial aid awards mailed.

By April 1 -Regular Decision admissions decisions and financial aid awards mailed; notification of a Marquis Fellowship or Marquis Scholarship award is included in the acceptance packet and financial aid award letter.

April 1 – Fall Transfer applicants seeking financial aid must submit the CSS Profile and FAFSA.

May 1 - Regular Decision enrollment deposits due. Deposits submitted after this date will be accepted on a space-available basis only.

May 1– Fall Transfer admission application deadline.

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