Freshman Options and Deadlines

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Freshmen choose from four application options: Early Decision I (EDI), Early Action (EA), Early Decision II (EDII), or Regular Decision (RD). 

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

 

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Early Decision I

EDI is our early, binding application option for applicants who are committed to attending UM if admitted.

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

Admission and supporting documents – November 1
Financial aid – December 1
Admission Notification - Late December

Early Action

EA is our early, non-binding application option.

Admission and supporting documents – November 1
Financial aid – December 1
Admission Notification - Late January - Early February

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.

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

Admission and supporting documents – January 1
Financial aid – January 1
Admission Notification - Mid-Late February

Regular Decision 

RD is our final deadline. 

Admission and supporting documents – January 1*
Financial aid – January 1
Admission Notification - Early April

*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.

Special Program Deadlines 

Special Program

Supplemental Materials

Deadline

 

Bachelor of Architecture

 

Portfolio highly recommended

EDI/EA – Nov. 1

EDII – Dec. 1

RD – Jan. 1

Frost School of Music

 

Supplemental Application

 

EA – Nov. 1

RD – Dec. 1

Health Professions Mentoring Program (HPM)

 

Supplemental Application

 

EDI/EA – Nov. 1

EDII/RD – Dec. 1

Theatre Arts B.F.A.

 

 

RD – Jan. 1