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Admissions Question: April 6

April 06, 2014

Q: I am an admitted student and do want to request a deferral to next year.  What is the process for requesting one?

A: Requests for deferral must be submitted in writing (email or letter) to the Admissions Office with a full explanation as to the reasons for wanting to defer.  Deferrals are not granted automatically, but are considered on a case-by-case basis at the time of the request.  If approved, deferrals are granted for one year (potentially two if going into the Peace Corps).  We recommend that you do not submit your request until you know for sure that you would like to defer, because if approved, you will immediately be removed from the current entering class and placed in the next year’s entering class.  In order to save your place in the class for the next year, you will still need to submit a full deposit of $600, but not until September 15th.