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Summer/Fall Enrollment

  • Application Opens
    August 1
  • Early Action Deadline
    October 15
  • Regular Decision Deadline
    December 1
  • Early Action Decisions Released
    January 15
  • Regular Decisions Released
    February 15
  • Enrollment Decision and Deposit Deadline
    May 1
  • NEW: Enrollment Decision and Deposit Deadline Extension Option
    June 1

Spring Enrollment

  • Application Opens
    March 1
  • Application Deadline
    September 1
  • Decisions Released
    December 1

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