First-Year Students

U.S. and International

Application Deadline Decision From Macalester Applicant's Reply Date
Early Decision I November 15 December 15 January 15
Early Decision II January 1 February 7 March 7
Regular Decision January 15 March 30 May 1

Transfer Students

All transfer application materials for both admissions and financial aid are due by October 29.

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents Only

Application Deadline Decision From Macalester Applicant's Reply Date
Spring Term October 29 November 19 December 6
Fall Term April 15 May 15 2 Weeks after notification

International and all non-U.S. Citizens

Application Deadline Decision From Macalester Applicant's Reply Date
Fall Term January 15 March 30 May 1
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