What is an Early Action College Admission?
What Are the Benefits of Applying Early Action?
Two Different Types of Early Action Programs.
1. Restrictive Early Action or Single Choice Early Action-Allows students to apply to only one college or university for early action.
2. Non-Restrictive Early Action-Allows students to apply early to multiple schools in the fall of senior year so final decision can be made by late-spring.
What is the Difference Between Early Action and Early Decision?
In both types of Early Action programs, you are NOT obligated to attend if you are accepted. This is the major difference between Early Action and Early Decision.
In Early Decision Admissions, you have a binding contract and MUST attend that school. To learn more about Early Decision.
Which Colleges and Universities Allow Students to Apply Early Action?
To find out which schools allow students to apply early action, visit nacac.com to find participating colleges and universities by state.