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Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines

To ensure your application is reviewed promptly, submit your application and all required documents by the priority dates below based on your applicant type.

Linfield continues to accept applications and offer admission after the deadlines listed below. If you have questions about submitting after the deadline, contact the Office of Admission.

Priority dates

  • August 1: Common Application available
  • September 1: Common Applications accepted

Fall semester deadlines and notification

First-year applicants:

Which admission plan is right for you? Deadline: Notification by:
EARLY ACTION: An option if Linfield is at or near the top of your college list. This admission plan is non-binding and non-restrictive. This means there is no requirement that you enroll if admitted or must commit prior to the traditional, national deadline. As you’ve prioritized Linfield among your applications, we will prioritize your application in our review process. November 1 January 15
LINFIELD SCHOLARSHIP AND VISIT WEEKEND: an invitation-only event, typically held on-campus in February. This year, we’ll have a virtual option, but to be considered, you must apply and indicate your interest in the Linfield section of the application. If invited, you have the opportunity to win up to $5,000 per year, and all participating students receive a minimum of $1,000 for their first-year at Linfield. December 1 January 15
REGULAR DECISION: Our final priority deadline. This allows you more time to apply and ensure that first-semester senior year grades are considered as part of the admission process. We continue to accept applications on a space-available basis after this deadline. February 1 April 1
The reply to offer of admission and $400 matriculation (enrollment fee) are due May 1  

Transfer applicants:

  Deadline: Notification by:
Priority deadline April 15 May 15
The reply to offer of admission, $400 matriculation (enrollment fee) June 15  

International applicants:

  Deadline: Notification by:
Priority deadline April 15 May 15
The reply to offer of admission, $400 matriculation (enrollment fee) and $1,600 advance tuition deposit are due June 15  

Spring semester deadlines and notification

Linfield’s spring semester begins in early February. The timeline below is for all applicants (first-year, transfer and international):

  • Priority deadline: December 1
  • Notification by: December 15
  • Reply date (including matriculation/enrollment fee and advance tuition deposit): January 15
  • For international students: after advance tuition deposit

Matriculation (enrollment) fees are non-refundable after the priority enrollment deadlines listed above.