The eight Ivy League institutions have jointly agreed on admission policies, which are enumerated in the Joint Statement for Candidates on Common Ivy Admission Procedure.
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Joint Statement for Candidates on Common Ivy Admission ProcedureThe Ivy League is an association of eight institutions of higher education, established in 1954 primarily for the purpose of fostering amateurism in athletics. Although the Ivy League institutions are similar in many respects, each member institution makes its own independent admission decisions according to its own particular admissions policy.
In that the transition between secondary school and institutions of higher education is complex, the institutions have agreed to simplify the process through more uniform admissions procedures. Below is a summary of the procedures under which we are operating, which are shared to provide prospective students with a better understanding of the proces
1. Timing of Decisions Ivy League institutions mail admission decision letters twice annually, in mid December and late March. Those who wish a decision in December must apply by early to mid-November and complete their applications with supporting materials shortly thereafter. A student may not file more than one Early Decision or Early Action application within the Ivy League.
Only the Admissions Office has the authority to make or communicate an admissions decision. Communications regarding admissions status provided by coaches, whether orally or in writing, do not constitute binding institutional commitments.
3. Financial Aid Policies
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