Ursinus offers three different application plans for current high school students.

Select the plan that is right for you and apply.

Early Action 1: November 1
Early Action 2: January 1
Early Decision: February 1
Regular Decision: February 1

Early Action 1 (EA) 
Early Action 2 (EA) 

Deadline EA1: November 1
Deadline EA2: January 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). In order to be considered for all available scholarships, candidates must apply as an early action applicant and meet the deadlines listed above.

EA 1 candidates will receive a decision on their application around December 1. 

EA 2 candidates will receive a decision on their application around February 1. 

Early Action candidates are not required to enroll until the national candidate reply date of May 1.

Early Decision

Deadline: February 1

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. You will receive a decision within two weeks of your application becoming complete. Once admitted, you must withdraw your applications from other colleges and universities to which you have applied.

Early decision candidates will be considered for all available scholarships. 

If applying for financial aid, you will receive your financial aid package approximately two weeks after being admitted ED.

Regular Decision

Deadline: February 1

The Regular Decision plan will allow you to receive an admission decision by April 1.

Regular decision candidates will only be considered for merit scholarships. 

Regular decision candidates will be required to enroll by the national candidate reply date of May 1.

Please note that there are separate application procedures for transfer and international applicants.

Check Your Application Status

* If you have already applied, use this Applicant Login link to check your status