How Long To Wait Before Paying Your Student Deposit At a College?

Lets say you get accepted at a college. You now have to pay your student deposit to secure your seat in the course. I know its better to do it as soon as possible, but how much of a time period is acceptable to wait until you pay the deposit? I've applied to other colleges so I want to hear from them before... show more Lets say you get accepted at a college. You now have to pay your student deposit to secure your seat in the course.

I know its better to do it as soon as possible, but how much of a time period is acceptable to wait until you pay the deposit?

I've applied to other colleges so I want to hear from them before I make a decision
Update: They've not given me a deadline. They've just said that its best to pay it as soon as possible.
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