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Find your student type for application deadlines

The word “deadline” will become part of your daily vocabulary in college, beginning with the application process. Be sure to meet our application and admission deadlines (or better yet, be early).

If you’re unsure which student type you are, visit our Types of Admission page.

Freshman Student

Application Type Deadline Classes Begin
Early Action Program November 15 September
Regular Notification February 1 September
School of Music December 1 September
The Theatre School February 1 September

Graduate Student

Each graduate program has its own admission requirements and deadlines. Select your program for more information.

Transfer and Adult Undergraduate Students

Transfer and Adult undergraduate admission takes place on a rolling basis. Your application and transcripts can be reviewed at any time prior to your start date. The earliest time that application and transcript review can take place is one year prior to your desired starting term.

Other Types of Admission Deadlines