It May Be January, But It’s Not Too Late to Apply to College! Part 2

If you missed the January deadlines for college applications for the Class of 2016, don’t fret.  There are still many great colleges which have February deadlines.  Many names you will recognize.

So if you like to procrastinate.  Or if you’ve suddenly found the cure for cancer and have a brilliant new essay topic.  You might be interested in the following late deadlines for college.

Consider the following:

February 1st

  • Baylor
  • Arizona State
  • University of Connecticut
  • Cornell College
  • DePauw
  • Gettysburg
  • Goucher
  • Kalamazoo
  • Knox
  • Lewis & Clark
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • University of Michigan
  • Mills College
  • NC State
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
  • St. Lawrence
  • Sweet Briar College
  • Trinity University (Texas)
  • Whittier College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana
And if you still haven’t gotten your act together by February 1st, consider the following February 15th deadlines:
  • February 15th
  • Allegheny
  • Case Western
  • Centre College
  • Drew
  • Earlham
  • Eugene Lang
  • Guilford
  • Howard University
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Rollins
  • College of Wooster

Juliet Giglio

Educational Consultant in Syracuse, New York

Published by Mark Montgomery

Mark is a leading educational consultant. His experience as a professor, college administrator, and youth mentor help him guide students from around the country and around the world.

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  1. this is really a great opportunity for those student who missed the January. deadlines.Miami University of Ohio i know this university very well.

  2. Wow!! Thanks a lot for posting this – although I have finished applying to all of my schools, this is a helpful list in the case that I get rejected from any in late january or early February. Thanks again!


    PS – Case Western has no application fee for those who are interested in applying!

  3. Hey, On Washington University in St.Louis , it says the deadline in January 15, not February 15 😉

  4. Alexis,
    Thanks for your comment. This blog post was written last year for the Class of 2016, so it may not reflect the correct application deadlines for the Class of 2017 for the colleges listed. Looks like it’s time to write another post for the Class of 2017!

    Andrea Aronson

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