Early Decision Plan
The Meredith College Early Decision Application Plan (ED) is recommended for first-year students who have
completedtheir college research and whose first choice is Meredith. An Early Decision application is a binding
commitment that means you will enroll at Meredith if admitted. You will receive notification of the admissions
decision on or before November 15.
To be considered under the Early Decision plan, you must:
Select the First-Year Early Decision box on your application for admission;
Complete, sign, and return this Early Decision Agreement;
Submit no other Early Decision applications to other colleges and universities;
Submit your completed application for admission and your signed agreement by October 30, Meredith’s
Early Decision Deadline;
Early Decision financial aid awards are dependent on submission of the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA). All ED applicants are encouraged to submit the FAFSA by November 10 - the early
aid deadline – in order to receive an estimated award by December 1. Access the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov
If you are admitted to Meredith under the Early Decision Plan, you agree:
To promptly withdraw all applications submitted to other colleges and universities and make no additional
applications to any other institution. If you are seeking financial aid, you need not withdraw other applications
until you have received notification about financial aid. If demonstrated financial need as determined
by the FAFSA and Meredith’s Office of Financial Assistance, is not met, you are released from the Early
Decision agreement.
To submit a non-refundable $300 deposit to Meredith by December 15 – the ED deposit deadline – to reserve
your space in the class;
To enroll in the incoming First-Year class at Meredith.
Meredith College Early Decision Agreement
Name of Applicant_________________________________________________________________________________
first middle last
street, route or PO Box
city state ZIP/postal code province country
If accepted at Meredith College, I agree to enroll. I will submit a non-refundable $300 deposit by
December 15 to reserve my place in the class and withdraw applications from all other colleges and
universities at that time.
Signature of Applicant__________________________________________________ Date
Signature of Parent or Guardian__________________________________________ Date
(parent/guardian signature required if you are under 18 years of age at the time you apply for admission)
Meredith College admits qualified women students without regard to race, creed, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, or disability.
Office of Admissions • 3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298 • (919) 760-8581 or
1-800-MEREDITH • FAX (919) 760-2348
meredith.edu admissions@meredith.edu
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