Even though most highly competitive university deadlines have passed, there are still several universities on the Top 100 U.S. News ranking with late January deadlines.

Whether you are feeling a bit nervous about your school list,  feeling extra motivated, or just discovered a new major and want to represent your new passion in an application, the universities below might be a great fit!

Here is my list of Top 100 ranking colleges with late January deadlines. (Yes, universities and colleges are different!)

The following universities are due on 1/15/20:

  • American University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Clark University
  • Emory University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Tulane University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Denver
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Villanova University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Washington University in St. Louis


The following universities are due on 1/20/20:

  • University of Maryland: College Park


If you would like expert guidance and advice on any last-minute late January deadlines’ college application essays, contact me for a free thirty-minute consultation so we can talk through your needs!

Author: jls
Founder of Point Of View Consulting, a higher education consulting and writing coaching business.

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