01 MAY

Freshmen (undergrad) regular application timeline

01 November - 01 May Harvard University

Regular Decision candidates apply by January 1 and receive notification by late March. 

  • 01 NOV

    Submit standardized test scores

    01 November

    We recommend that you submit standardized test scores from the November series or earlier.

  • 15 DEC

    Send your Regular Decision application

    15 December

    If possible, send your Regular Decision application by this date. If you and your teachers have commitments that preclude submission of your application materials by December 15, please be assured that you will not be penalized in any way.

  • 01 JAN

    Final deadline for all application materials

    01 January

    Final deadline for all Regular Decision application materials. You must send all application materials by this deadline for Regular Decision consideration.

  • 23 JAN

    Last acceptable SAT testing date

    23 January

    Late January: Last acceptable SAT testing date for Regular Decision consideration.

  • 01 FEB

    Notify the Admissions Office

    01 February

    Notify the Admissions Office if you have not received an email acknowledging your application.

  • 01 FEB

    Submit your financial aid application

    01 February

    Submit your financial aid application (if you have not already done so), so that if you are admitted, we will be able to send you financial aid information in late March when decisions are released.

  • 15 FEB

    Last ACT testing date

    15 February

    Last ACT testing date for Regular Decision consideration.

    Submit your Mid-Year School Report forms with your most recent grades.

  • 27 MAR

    Freshman decisions released

    27 March

    Late March: Freshman decisions released.

  • 01 MAY

    Reply deadline for admitted students

    01 May

    Reply deadline for admitted students. No deposit required.