Freshman Applicant Options and Deadlines
Freshmen choose from four application options: Early Decision I, Early Action, Early Decision II, or Regular Decision.

Early Decision I

EARLY DECISION I (EDI) is our early, binding application option for applicants who are committed to attending UM if admitted. EDI applicants will receive admission decisions and estimated financial aid awards in late December.

If applying Early Decision I or II, you must complete and submit the Early Decision Agreement form, available through the Common Application.

Deadlines

Application Deadline

November 1

PROFILE and 2014 Tax Returns

November 1

FAFSA

February 1

Admission Notification

Late December

2015 Tax Transcripts and W-2s

April 15

Enrollment Deposit of $500

January 15

Early Action

EARLY ACTION (EA) is our early, non-binding application option. EA applicants will receive admission decisions in late January.

Deadlines

Application Deadline

November 1

PROFILE and 2014 Tax Returns

November 1

FAFSA

February 1

Admission Notification

Late January

2015 Tax Transcripts and W-2s

April 15

Enrollment Deposit of $500

May 1

Early Decision II

EARLY DECISION II (EDII) is an additional binding application option for applicants who are committed to attending UM if admitted but need more time to apply. EDII applicants will receive admission decisions and estimated financial aid awards in mid-February.

If applying Early Decision I or II, you must complete and submit the Early Decision Agreement form, available through the Common Application.

Deadlines

Application Deadline

January 1

PROFILE and 2014 Tax Returns

January 1

FAFSA

February 1

Admission Notification

Mid-February

2015 Tax Transcripts and W-2s

April 15

Enrollment Deposit of $500

March 1

Regular Decision

REGULAR DECISION (RD) is our final deadline. RD applicants will receive admission decisions by mid-April.

Deadlines

Application Deadline

January 1

PROFILE and 2014 Tax Returns

February 1

FAFSA

February 1

Admission Notification

Mid-April

2015 Tax Transcripts and W-2s

April 15

Enrollment Deposit of $500

May 1

Supplemental applications, materials, and instructions for Architecture, Frost School of Music, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts Programs in Art and Theatre Arts can be found in our Application Steps page.

Candidates for Dual-Degree Programs must submit all materials by November 1.