National College Match: Dates And Deadlines

The 2017 National College Match application will open in summer 2017.

Note: All deadlines occur at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Summer 2016

2016 National College Match application opens online.

September 27, 2016

National College Match application is due.

October 13, 2016

College rankings due.

October 20, 2016

  • Applicants are notified of Finalist decisions via their application.
  • Finalists continue with their College Match applications. Applicants not chosen as Finalists (Non-Finalists) should proceed on their own with college applications. 

November 1, 2016

Finalists must submit required documents to the colleges that they have ranked.

November 2, 2016

Final college rankings and Match Agreement Form are due (if needed).

November 7, 2016

Finalists can begin selecting colleges for QuestBridge Regular Decision.

December 1, 2016

  • Finalists are notified of College Match results.
  • Finalists who do not match continue with QuestBridge Regular Decision.

December 11, 2016

The QuestBridge Regular Decision Form is due.

Spring 2017

Admissions decisions are sent out by the colleges for Regular Decision applicants.