Requirements & Deadlines

Explore the application requirements and deadlines for first-year students.


  • A completed application for admission Apply Now
  • A personal statement
  • An official high school transcript
  • A secondary high school report form and counselor recommendation Access Form
  • Selection of Test Score Waived Option (TSWO) OR official SAT/ACT scores (TSWO is not appropriate for applicants seeking Honors Program or 3/2 Accelerated Management Program consideration.) Learn More
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • A financial aid application (if you intend on applying for need-based financial aid)
  • An Early Decision Agreement Form (if you are applying for Early Decision) Access Form


Early Decision – Rounds I & II

Students whose first choice is Rollins are encouraged to apply Early Decision. Early Decision is a binding program, and accepted students are expected to enroll. You must complete and return the Early Decision Agreement Form to be considered for Early Decision. Advantages of Early Decision include priority consideration for admission and academic scholarships, an early financial aid estimate for financial aid applicants, top first or second choice for their First Year Seminar course, and having their first semester course registration completed by faculty before Regular Decision students.

  • Round I
  • Deadline: November 1
  • Notification Date: December 15
  • Enrollment Deposit Due: January 15
  • Round II
  • Deadline: January 5
  • Notification Date: January 15
  • Enrollment Deposit Due: February 15

Regular Decision

The final admission application deadline. Applications received after this date are considered on a space-available basis.

Priority Scholarship Deadline: November 1
 February 15
Notification Date: April 1
Enrollment Deposit Date: May 1


Applicants who wish to be considered for the Alfond scholarship must submit a completed application by November 1 for consideration.