Class of 2026 Regular Decision (RD) Notification Dates for all Colleges 2022

The class of 2026 regular decision notification dates for all Colleges has been released for the 2022-2023 academic year.

We believe it will interest you to know more about the class of 2026 regular decision (RD) notification dates for all colleges 2021-2022 and when to expect the good news.

Firstly, we welcome you to students information website. Helpfully, we have published the regular decision results dates with the RD notification dates for all schools below.

Meanwhile, we also wish to inform students about the frequent adjustment that should be expected for the regular decision notification dates for some schools.

As such, most of the dates listed on this page will be updated frequently to meet with the changes made by schools. So we advise you bookmark and always revisit this page for possible updates.

Bonus: 8 ways to increase your acceptance chances while waiting for decision

What day do Class of 2026 Regular Decisions Come Out?

Before you proceed, here are some important things that you should know;

Regular Decision (RD) application deadlines typically fall between the beginning of January through February and sometimes end around March.


Meanwhile, different schools have different notification dates which sometimes fall almostly within the same month.

Recommended: Regular Decision Acceptance rate for all schools

Meanwhile, some colleges may choose to adjust their decision date to suit their admission plan and that usually calls for frequent update which means you should always check on this page for updates on adjusted dates.

Regular Decision Notification and Acceptance Letter 2026

While the RD notifications are mostly sent within the month of January to February, most Colleges send acceptance letters sometime in March or Early April.

After receiving the Regular Decision notification and acceptance letter, the newly admitted student is given the privilege to accept the offer before the end of April.

Note: all admitted students are expected to show interest in their admission offer before May 1st which is known as the “College Decision Day”

Bonus: Here are 6 ways to avoid stress while waiting for college decision

Regular Decision (RD) Class of 2026 Notification Dates for all Colleges

Below is a detailed class of 2026 regular decision (RD) notification dates and regular decision results for all schools.


Check out: 4 early signs that you have been accepted into a College

Note: the actual and adjusted dates/day and any other changes to the months listed below will be updated frequently. So stay with this page and always check in for possible changes.

Name of School Class of 2026 Regular Decision Notification Date
American University Mid-March
Amherst College March 20
Babson College Mid-March
Bard College Late March
Barnard College Late March
Bates College April 1
Boston College April 1
Boston University Late March
Bowdoin College April 1
Brandeis University April 1
Brown University Early April
Bryn Mawr College April 1
Bucknell University April 1
California Institute of Technology March 31
Carleton College April 1
Carnegie Mellon University April 1
Case Western Reserve University March 19
Claremont McKenna College April 1
Colby College April 1
Colgate University Late March
College of Charleston March 1
College of William & Mary  April 1
Columbia University April
Connecticut College Late March
Cornell University Early April

Cornell Acceptance rate

Dartmouth College Late March
Davidson College April 1
Drexel University April 1
Duke University Late March

Duke acceptance rate

Emerson College April 1
Emory University April 1
Fordham University Rolling after March 15
Franklin & Marshall April 1
George Washington University Early April
Georgetown University April 1
Georgia Institute of Technology No data yet
Goucher College No data yet
Grinnell College April 1
Hamilton College Late March
Harvard University Late March

Harvard acceptance rate

Harvey Mudd College March 18
Haverford College                Early April
Holy Cross Mid-March
James Madison University Late March
Johns Hopkins University Late March
Kenyon College Mid-March
Lehigh University Late March
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mid March

MIT acceptance rate

Middlebury College Late March
Mount Holyoke College Late March
New York University April 1

NYU acceptance rate

Northeastern University April 1
Northwestern University Late March


Northwestern acceptance rate

Occidental College April 1
Oberlin College April 1
Pitzer College April 1
Pomona College April 1
Princeton University Early April
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute March 12
Rhode Island School of Design Mid-March
Rice University April 1
Rochester Institute of Technology Mid-March
Santa Clara University April 1
Sarah Lawrence College Late March
Sewanee: University of the South Early March
Skidmore College Mid-March
Smith College Late March
Southern Methodist University March 1
Stanford University April 1
Swarthmore College Mid-March
Syracuse University Late March
Tufts University April 1
Tulane University April 1
UCB: University of California-Berkeley Late March

UCB acceptance rate

UCD: University of California-Davis Late March
UCLA: University of California-Los Angeles Late March

UCLA acceptance rate

UCSD: University of California-San Diego Late March
UCSB: University of California – Santa Barbara Late March
University of Chicago Late March
University of Georgia March 19
University of Maryland-College Park April 1
University of Massachusetts-Amherst Early March
University of Miami April 1
University of Michigan March
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Mid-April
University of Notre Dame Late March
University of Pennsylvania Late March
University of Richmond April 1
University of Southern California April 1
University of Virginia April 1
Vanderbilt University April 1
Vassar College Late March
Villanova University April 1
Wake Forest University April 1
Washington and Lee University April 1
Washington University in St. Louis April 1
Wellesley College Late March
Wesleyan University Late March
Williams College April 1
Worcester Polytechnic University April 1
Yale University April

Possible Changes: the chances of experiencing changes in the notification dates and months listed above are high.

So we recommend you always visit this page time to time to stay informed with the updated version of this information.

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