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Appeal Requests

The Office of Undergraduate Admission will consider appeal requests from applicants who were not granted admission on an individual basis.

It is extremely rare that an initial admission decision is changed. Appeals are not automatically generated and are primarily designed for students who have already discussed their application with a member of the admissions staff, yet still feel that further review is appropriate based on new information not previously submitted.

Students who would like to request an appeal must meet the following requirements for their request to be considered:

  1. There must be new and compelling academic information that was not available at the time of the initial application review.
  2. For freshmen students, only those who were denied admission are eligible for an appeal.
    • Freshmen students admitted to the spring semester are admitted students and are not eligible to appeal.
    • Transfer students who were denied admission are eligible for an appeal for spring or fall semesters if they meet all other criteria.
  3. Applicants must submit a statement requesting a reevaluation of their application including a response to the questions outlined on the Appeal Form.
  4. The deadline to submit an appeal for freshman admission is April 15. The deadline to submit an appeal for transfer admission is no later than two weeks from the date listed on the decision letter. Students will be notified in writing of the Committee’s final decision, in most instances, within three weeks.

If you have new and compelling academic information that was not available at the time of your initial application submission, please complete the appeal request form and email it to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.


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