Application Deadlines

Application Application Deadline Notification Date Enrollment Deposit Date
Early Decision (binding) November 1 December 1 January 10, non-refundable
Early Action (non-binding) November 10 December 20

May 1

Regular First-year January 10 March 20 May 1
Fellows January 10    
Odyssey Program January 10    

Early Decision Plan

Application Deadline: November 1
Notification Date: December 1

Students whose first choice is Elon are encouraged to apply Early Decision. The Early Decision Agreement is a binding agreement that a student will enroll at Elon if accepted. Students accepted for Early Decision agree to withdraw applications from all other colleges and submit a non refundable US $500 deposit to Elon by January 10. You must complete and sign the Early Decision Agreement to be considered under the Early Decision plan.

Early Action Plan

Application Deadline: November 10
Notification Date: December 20

Students who would like an early answer on their application status may apply Early Action. Early Action is non-binding, and students are permitted to apply to other schools as well as Elon.

Regular First-year and Fellows Deadline

Application Deadline: January 10
Notification Date: March 20

This is the application deadline for first-year admissions and the Fellows program. Applications received after this date will be considered on a space-available basis. Students selected for the Fellows competition will be notified of their admission decision at the time the Fellows invitation is extended in early February.

Check your admission status (for undergraduate applicants)

Odyssey Program

Application Deadline: January 10

Students with strong academic and leadership potential who also display significant financial need are eligible for scholarships in the Odyssey Program, a mentoring and support program designed to help students be more successful at Elon.

Check your admission status (for undergraduate applicants)