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When is the application deadline?

Domestic First-Time Freshman Applicants

We have a rolling admissions policy for domestic first-time freshman students, which means we do not have a specific deadline by which you must apply. The application review period begins August 15 for the fall semester of the following year.

Applicants are considered for and informed of admission on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend you apply as early as possible. 

For you to be considered for first-time freshman admission all application materials and supporting documents must be received by these dates:

  • by August 1 for fall semester admission
  • by December 31 for spring semester admission

Deadlines for International Undergraduate Applicants

For an applicant to be considered for admission and to be able to process immigration papers, all application materials and supporting documents must be received by these dates:

  • Fall semester admission – Apply by June 1. All academic documents must be received by July 1.
  • Spring semester admission – Apply by October 1. All academic documents must be received by November 1.
  • Summer semester admission – Apply by February 15. All academic documents must be received by April 1.

    Applications submitted after the deadline and incomplete applications will be considered for the next term.

    Deadlines for Transfer Applicants

    To be considered for transfer admission, all application materials and supporting documents must be received by these dates:

    • by August 1 for fall semester admission
    • by December 31 for spring semester admission

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