Admissions Office

Early Decision

If Union is your first choice, consider applying Early Decision (ED).

For Early Decision I, application and credentials are due by Nov. 1, with decisions announced by Dec. 15. Note: Applicants for other rounds (EA, RD) may switch their application to ED I until December 4 by notifying our office at and submitting the Early Decision Agreement.

For Early Decision II, application and credentials are due by Jan. 15, with decisions announced by Feb. 15.

About Early Decision at Union:

  • If admitted, Early Decision candidates are committed to attend Union
  • Once a student enrolls at the College, they must withdraw all applications to other colleges and universities
  • To be considered for Early Decision, applicants submit the Early Decision Agreement with your application
  • First quarter senior grades are required
  • There are three possible decisions extended to ED applicants: admit, defer to the regular applicant pool or deny
  • Early Decision candidates are favored in the admissions process
  • ED applicants enhance their applications by visiting the campus and interviewing
  • ED applicants for financial aid must submit the required financial aid documents by the application deadline