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Deferred Admissions

What are deferred admissions?

Deferred admissions is a process in which an applicant can be accepted to a college or university but not attend until the following year. This means that the student will be able to defer their enrollment until a later date, usually one year after high school graduation. Deferred admissions allows students who have been admitted to wait for acceptance into another school, take more time off from education, work full-time and save money before attending their first semester at school or perhaps they want to travel before jumping into school again.

Deferred admission programs are also beneficial because they allow colleges and universities to maintain enrollment numbers if there has been a decline of incoming freshmen due to economic difficulties as well as provide opportunities for those unable with financial aid packages that might not otherwise be available if enrolled immediately after high school graduation.

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