Admission Requirements and Deadlines

No matter what type of student you are, we've got you covered! Select the option that best fits you below and learn about the admissions requirements and steps to apply.

Fall 2018 Application Deadlines for New Incoming Students 

Application and all required documents must be received by the Office of Admission by the dates listed below to receive notification of the admission decision.
 

Early Decision

Is Lees-McRae your first choice? Then let us know!  Apply Early Decision. Early Decision means you are committed to coming to Lees-McRae and will submit your $250 enrollment deposit by December 15.  

Application and all application documents due by: November 1
Admission decision notification: November 15
Enrollment deposit due: December 15

You must apply Early Decision to be considered for pet-friendly housing.
 

Early Action

Would you like to have your admission decision early? If you said yes, then you should apply Early Action. Early Action students will know a decision by December 15. To reserve your spot in the fall 2018 class it is recommended you submit your $250 enrollment deposit by January 5.

Application and all application documents due by: December 1
Admission decision notification: December 15
Enrollment deposit due: January 5
 

Regular Decision (Non-binding)

Choosing the right college can be tough! We understand that, so regular decision application materials are encouraged by April 10 to receive a decision by the National College Decision Day of May 1. To reserve your spot in the fall 2018 class it is recommended you submit your $250 enrollment deposit by the deadline on your financial aid package.

Application and all application documents due by: April 10
Admission decision notification by: May 1 
Enrollment deposit due by: Financial aid deadline on award letter

All applications received after April 10 will be reviewed upon completion within 3-4 weeks. The $250 enrollment deposit will be due by the deadline on your financial aid package.