Application Deadlines

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Application Deadlines

We strongly encourage new overseas applicants to apply for admission early, to allow sufficient time for visa processing, pre-departure arrangements, and travel.

Visa processing times differ from country to country. Please check the visa wait time for your specific city/country.

Visa Appointment Wait Times

 

Application deadlines


New Overseas (First time applying to study in the U.S.):

  • Fall 2020: September 22, 2020
  • Winter 2021: November 25, 2020
  • Spring 2021: February 25, 2021
  • Summer 2021: May 25, 2021
  • Fall 2021: August 25, 2021

Transfer (Students on F, M, or other visa types already in the U.S.)*:

  • Fall 2020: September 22, 2020
  • Winter 2021: December 28, 2020
  • Spring 2021: March29 25, 2021
  • Summer 2021: June 21, 2021
  • Fall 2021: September 22, 2021

* Students are considered transfer applicants if they are already in the U.S. studying on F/M-1 visas, or if they studied in the U.S. with an F/M-1 visa within the past 5 months.

Applications received after the posted deadlines will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and may be deferred to a later quarter. All applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.