Ursinus offers three different application plans for current high school students. Select the plan that is right for you and then review our application checklist.
Note: Separate application procedures apply to transfer students and international applicants.
Deadline: December 1
Candidates who wish to receive earlier notification of the admission decision, but are not ready to commit to Ursinus are encouraged to apply under our non-binding Early Action plan (EA). EA applicants will receive an admission decision within four weeks from the completion of their application (including the reception of all required documents). EA candidates are not required to enroll until the national candidate reply date of May 1.
Deadline: January 15
If Ursinus is your clear first choice, you can apply under the binding Early Decision plan (ED). When you apply ED, you are committing to attend Ursinus if you are offered admission. Once admitted, you must withdraw your applications from other colleges and universities which you have applied.
If applying for financial aid, you will receive your financial aid package approximately two weeks after being admitted ED.
Deadline: February 15
The Regular Decision plan will allow you to receive an admission decision by mid-March. Regular decision candidates will be required to enroll by the national candidate reply date of May 1.