Apply Early Decision

Early Decision is for students who have made Mount Holyoke their first choice.

  • If you apply Early Decision, you may apply to other colleges, but you may not apply Early Decision to any other college.
  • If you are admitted Early Decision, you must withdraw all other applications.
  • MHC has two Early Decision deadlines: November 15 and January 1.

If you have difficulty submitting a web-based application, please contact our Office of Admission by phone (413-538-2023) or by email.


Application Type Deadline Notification Date
Early Decision I November 15 January 1
Early Decision II January 1 February 1