Early Decision is a binding enrollment plan in which a student commits to attending the College if accepted.

Students applying Early Decision to LVC commit to:

  • Complete the application for admission and provide all supporting documents by Nov. 1, 2016
  • Submit only one Early Decision application, but may submit other rolling or regular admission applications
  • Withdraw applications to other institutions if admitted Early Decision to LVC: 
    • Provided the financial aid package is adequate for the family
    • Provided the student be accepted to the academic department if intending to major in athletic training, physical therapy, early childhood education, speech-language pathology, or one of our music programs
  • Send a non-refundable enrollment deposit by Feb. 1, 2017

Early Decision candidates are asked to submit the 2016–17 FAFSA online and send copies of their parents’ 2015 federal tax return and W-2 forms to the Financial Aid Office by Dec. 7, 2016, for an evaluation of need-based financial aid. Early Decision candidates are given priority consideration for generous scholarships and award packages consisting of merit scholarships and need-based aid, which will be awarded by Dec. 15, 2016.

Early Decision candidates are encouraged to visit Lebanon Valley College to explore the numerous innovative and immersive opportunities and experiences available. 

By applying and being accepted via Early Decision, I was able to focus on finishing my high school career without worrying as much about my future.

Physics major and member of the Dutchmen football team

Marcus Brown-Dulan ’19