Early Action provides the ultimate advantage as you navigate the college admissions process, and sets you on the fast track to becoming a Coker Cobra!

Advantages of applying via Early Action include:

  • An admission decision within one week of submitting your completed application

  • Your full financial aid award letter, including Coker’s merit scholarship (if a completed 2019-2020 FAFSA is submitted), will also be sent within one week.

  • Early advantage to reserve your spot in Coker’s incoming class (pending acceptance)

  • Priority housing and class registration options (pending acceptance and deposit)

  • VIP registration for Coker’s Early Orientation Day in April (pending acceptance and deposit)

Students who plan on applying through the Early Action program should read the following guidelines and deadlines:

  • All Early Action applications must be submitted and completed by December 1, 2018 to guarantee a December 18, 2018 admissions decision.  All Early Action applications submitted and completed before December 1 will be reviewed within a one-week time period.  

  • Once a completed FAFSA is submitted by the admitted Early Action student, a full financial aid award letter will be distributed within a one-week time period.

  • If admitted to Coker under the Early Action program, there is a priority deposit and commitment deadline of January 18, 2019. (Circumstances approved by the admissions office can extend this deadline.)

Apply through the Early Action program and start your Coker story today!

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