Emory University closes most academic and administrative offices for Winter Recess, the three days between the Christmas and New Year holidays. The Office of Undergraduate Admission will be closed from Dec. 24, 2021 to Jan. 3, 2022, reopening on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. Please check our FAQs Over Winter Break blog post for additional information and resources during this time.

Regular Decision

Applying Regular Decision allows you more time to make your college choice and is the traditional application. The majority of Emory applicants apply Regular Decision.


  1. January 1

    Application Deadline

  2. February 2

    Financial Aid Deadline

  3. By April 1

    Notification Date

  4. May 1

    Enrollment Deposit Deadline

  • Regular Decision is a traditional application plan that is nonbinding.
  • You may apply Regular Decision to Emory College, Oxford College, or both. If you are accepted to both, you can choose which campus to attend.
  • You may apply Early Decision to one campus and Regular Decision to the other. It's possible to be denied from one campus in Early Decision and admitted to the other in Regular Decision.