Undergraduate Admissions

U.S. Early Action: Overview

Students who are ready to start their college applications at the beginning of senior year are encouraged to apply Early Action. In completing your application to Clark by the November 1 deadline, you will receive an early notification of your admission decision. You will have until May 1 to decide if Clark is the right fit for you. Because Early Action is a nonbinding agreement, you will have the freedom to explore your list of top choice schools and confidently know that Clark is the right fit for you.

If your application is complete by November 1, including an official high school transcript, standardized test scores, and letters of recommendation, the Admissions Committee will notify you of a decision by mid-December. Students who submit their applications to Clark by November 1, but do not have all necessary documents in by the deadline will be reviewed for admission on a rolling basis.

How reachable are admissions counselors at Clark? How does applying Early Action give you access to the Clark faculty and staff you not only need to know, but who want to know you? [:28]
What kind of an impression does Clark leave on international students? How does applying Early Action help you see how interested Clark is in you? [:22]
Does Clark have the diversity you're looking for? How does applying Early Action help you know? [:29]
What is it like on Clark's campus? How does applying Early Action help you get a better feel for our dynamic community? [:25]