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Dates + Deadlines

Dates + Deadlines

Case Western Reserve University reviews each application for admission carefully, taking into consideration a student's academic background, life experiences and interests. We can't wait to learn more about you.

First-Year Applicant Deadlines (2017)

  Application
Deadline
Financial Aid Documents Deadline
Notification Date (on or about) Deadline to Enroll
Early Action Nov. 1 Nov. 15 Dec. 17 May 1
Early Decision 1 Nov. 1 Nov. 15 Dec. 17 Jan. 1
PPSP Dec. 1 Dec. 15 Feb. 1 May 1
Early Decision II Jan. 15 Jan. 15 Feb. 1 Feb. 15
Regular Decision Jan. 15 Feb. 1 March 20 May 1

Early Action
Apply earlier and get an admission decision and financial aid package (if applicable) sooner, without being committed to enrolling at Case Western Reserve.

Early Decision (I and II)
Perfect for those for whom Case Western Reserve is their clear top-choice college, Early Decision is a contract between you and the university wherein applicants agree that if Case Western Reserve accepts them, they'll withdraw all other college applications and enroll at CWRU.

Pre-Professional Scholars Program
Be considered for conditional admission to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine or School of Dental Medicine before you even begin undergraduate work. Learn more about PPSP, including application instructions.

Regular Decision
No additional application materials or earlier deadline considerations needed.


Transfer Applicant Deadlines (2017)

  Application
Deadline
Financial Aid Documents Deadline
(FAFSA and CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE)
Notification Date (on or about) Deadline to Enroll
Fall Semester Early Plan March 15 April 1 May 1 June 1
Fall Semester Regular Plan May 1 May 15 June 1 July 1
Spring Semester Oct. 1 Oct. 15 Nov. 1 Dec. 1