college deferment

What Does Deferment Mean for Your College Acceptance?

After you send off all your highly-polished college applications, you will receive one of four answers from schools where you applied. The first two possibilities are straightforward — accepted or denied. The next two options are less clear — deferment or waitlist. These options are not a “yes” or a “no,” they’re more of a “maybe.” There are also differences between a college deferment and being put on a school’s waitlist.

Deferment vs.