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Application Deadlines & Notification Dates - Fall 2021

Admission Plan Application Due Date Binding Notification Date
Early Decision I 11/1 Yes 12/12
Early Action 12/1 No 1/30
Early Decision II 12/15 Yes 1/16
Regular Decision 1/15 No 3/6
B.S./M.D. Program 11/1 No Early April

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Once we begin reviewing applications for your desired entry term, you may expect a decision approximately 3-4 weeks after your application is completed.

Start Term Application Due Date
Fall* 6/1
Spring 11/1
Summer ** 3/1

*Applicants for Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) or Music must apply for a fall term start.

** Architecture applicants, depending on credit requirements, will start in the summer or fall semester. Incoming architecture transfer students may not start in the spring semester.