International Freshman Options and Deadlines

Freshmen choose from four application options: Early Decision I, Early Action, Early Decision II, or Regular Decision.

Please note, admission applications that remain incomplete by the deadline will be at a distinct disadvantage and likely will not be admitted.

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

Common Application and Supporting Documents

November 1

Admission Notification

Late December

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

Common Application and Supporting Documents

November 1

Admission Notification

Late-January

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

Common Application and Supporting Documents

January 1

Admission Notification

Mid-February

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*

Common Application and Supporting Documents

January 1*

Admission Notification

Early April

Enrollment Deposit of $500

May 1

*Frost School of Music regular decision applicants must apply by December 1 for fall admission. Please follow the instructions for applying to the Frost School of Music.

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 Admission Requirements page.

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