What are Rolling Admissions? Towson MD

What exactly are rolling admissions? Learn about how colleges use the rolling admissions process, what the advantages of rolling admission are for you, and much more.

Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Baltimore, MD
 
TESST College of Technology-Towson
803 Glen Eagles Ct
Towson, MD
 
Goucher College
(410) 337-6000
1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Baltimore, MD
Tuition
$32,636.00
# of Undergrads
1424
School Information
Private
Setting
Small city

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Towson University
(410) 704-2000
8000 York Rd
Towson, MD
Tuition
$17,860.00
# of Undergrads
15231
School Information
Public
Setting
Small city

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Morgan State University
1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD
 
TESST College of Technology - Towson
(410) 296-5350
803 Glen Eagles Ct
Towson, MD
# of Undergrads
361
School Information
Private
Setting
Small city

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Medix School - Medina
(410) 337-5155
700 York Rd
Towson, MD
# of Undergrads
640
School Information
Private
Setting
Small city

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Towson University
8000 York Rd
Towson, MD
 
Robert Paul Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences
(410) 252-4244
1811B York Rd
Timonium, MD
# of Undergrads
35
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Morgan State University
(443) 885-3333
1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD
Tuition
$14,928.00
# of Undergrads
5721
School Information
Public
Setting
Large city

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What are Rolling Admissions?

What are Rolling Admissions?

Have you discovered that a school on your list has a rolling admission policy? It might sound a bit like the ""Wheel of Fortune"", but it can actually put the odds in your favor when it comes to getting accepted.

While many schools have a “hard” deadline for applications (meaning they won’t accept those either postmarked or received after that date), colleges with rolling admissions accept applications until they’ve filled all the spots in their freshman class.

Colleges and rolling admissions
Some schools go this route right from the start. As each application comes in, it’s reviewed. Decisions are then made on a case-by-case basis and you’ll usually hear back within 4 to 8 weeks.

However, there are some schools that accept applications under a rolling admission policy and then send out decisions all at once. Depending on whether they’ve found the students they’re looking for, they may then continue to review applications — or not.

In certain situations, schools may use rolling admissions after the normal deadline. This can happen if they haven’t yet granted admission to their targeted number of incoming students, and it could offer you an unusual second chance to get your application in. If you’re down to the wire and want to know if applying is still a possibility, call the school’s admission office. If they're still accepting applications, get yours in ASAP!

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