Admission Timeline

August 1, 2015

Common Application is available online for students applying for college entry in 2016

December 2015

Complete all standardized testing by December 2015 and submit scores to Olin College of Engineering

January 1, 2016

Deadline for submitting the Common Application, Olin Supplement, application fee and supporting materials

The Common Application and Olin supplement must be submitted by 11:59 PM in the applicant's local time zone.

Early February 2016

Applicants notified if they have achieved "candidate" status

February 15, 2016

Deadline to apply for need-based financial aid by submitting the FAFSA form

Learn more about Olin's scholarship and need-based aid programs

Late February/Early March

Candidates’ Weekends 1, 2 and 3*

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Mid-March 2016

Admission and Financial aid notifications mailed and posted online

May 1, 2016

National reply deadline for accepted students to select their school of choice

*Note: Candidates are invited to only one Candidate’s Weekend and do not attend all three.
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