Prospective Students

Requirements & Deadlines

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When Can I Apply to Redlands?

The College of Arts and Sciences is an exclusive user of the Common Application. We process applications in two phases: Early Action (Nov. 15) and Regular Decision (Jan. 15).  Applications submitted beyond these deadlines will be considered on a space available basis. We strongly encourage you to apply Early Action if you are applying for talent or merit scholarships. Further details about notification, scholarships and financial aid deadlines are outlined in the following pages. Spring admission is offered to applicants who apply no later than November 1 of each year.

Application Dates and Deadlines

 

Sept. 1 Application process begins for Spring Semester.
Nov. 1 Application deadline for Spring Semester. Freshman and Transfer applications should be complete by this date. Spring applicants seeking need-based financial aid should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by this date.
Nov. 15 Early Action application deadline for the Fall Semester. Students applying for talent or merit scholarships are encouraged to apply by this date. 
Dec. 1 Application review begins for Fall Semester.
Jan. 15 Regular Decision application deadline for the Fall Semester. Students seeking "need-based" financial aid and fall admission are encouraged to apply by this date. 
March 1

Deadline for submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The University's U.S. Department of Education Institutional Code is 001322.

All Freshman and Transfer applications should be submitted by this date


May 1

Freshman reply date. The $350 non-refundable tuition deposit may be sent any time following an admit decision but it must be received in the Office of Admissions by this date to secure your place in the entering Freshman fall class.

Transfer applications must be complete by this date.

Transfer applicants who pay their $350 deposit by this date will be eligible to attend the May Transfer Day.

June 1 Transfer reply date. The $350 non-refundable tuition deposit may be sent any time following an admit decision but it must be received in the Office of Admissions by this date to secure your place in the entering Transfer fall class.

 


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