Ready to apply? Then it’s time to take action. 

Here are our admission deadlines for the coming academic year, insider tips and what you’ll need to apply.

Deadline Date Description
First Review Deadline Nov. 1 Add your application to the top of our reading list. (Plus, we'll waive the $50 application fee.)
Early Application Deadline Dec. 1                  We’ll waive the $50 fee if you apply by this date.
Early Application Deadline II Jan. 1 We’ll waive the $50 fee if you apply by this date.
Priority Application Deadline Feb. 1    You’ll be considered for all applicable scholarships.
FAFSA Priority Deadline May 1 Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by this date to get the best financial aid package. The St. Edward's school code is 003621.
Final Application Deadline May 1 To be considered for fall admission, be sure to apply by this date (but we encourage you to submit your application well before).
Final Enrollment Deposit Deadline May 1 To reserve your space in the class, be sure to submit your non-refundable enrollment deposit through myHilltop by this date. (Students admitted late should submit their deposit within two weeks of their acceptance date.)

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