If you are ready to discover The Dean Difference, then don't wait to apply.
Early Action at Dean
Dean College offers an Early Action Plan that will allow you to receive an earlier decision on your application.
Apply by November 1 or December 1
Those applying by November 1 should submit all required application materials (transcripts, recommendations, etc.) by November 20 for a decision by December 15.
Those applying by December 1 should submit all required application materials (transcripts, recommendations, etc.) by December 20 for a decision by January 15.
Pay your enrollment deposit by May 1 to hold your place in the class.
Benefits of Early Action
- We can review your application without your first semester senior grades.
- You'll receive your scholarship award sooner (awards average $26,000/year for students living on campus!).
- You'll receive top priority for housing registration.
- You won't have to wait to get an admissions decision!
Information for Dance or Theatre Applicants
In addition to the regular admissions requirements, applicants to degree programs in Dance or Theatre are required to audition. As an Early Action applicant to either of these programs, you must complete your application and audition before November 20 or December 20. Review our audition page to find information on audition options and requirements.
Information for Arch Learning Community Applicants
In addition to the regular admissions requirements, applicants to the Arch Learning Community have additional requirements, including an interview for the program. To be considered as an Early Action applicant, applicants to the Arch Learning Community should schedule their interview for an available date before November 20 or December 20.
Questions About Early Action?
Contact your Admissions Counselor and he or she will be happy to assist you!